Special session budget override attempts, protests and counterprotests

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The Legislature remains physically split over where to hold the special session that’s been mired in budget override veto attempts, protests and counterprotests.

Wrapping up their first week, lawmakers are no closer to agreeing on a Permanent Fund dividend amount or how to reconcile broad funding differences.

Thursday was the fourth day of the special session and the second day of the joint session, featuring the House and Senate, in Juneau.

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