Back to school for UAA students, ending angst-ridden 7 months

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After nearly seven months of funding uncertainty, the University Alaska Anchorage campus welcomed students for the fall semester.

In February, Gov. Mike Dunleavy revealed an amended budget that called for cutting more than $130 million in state funding.

The Legislature disagreed, cutting $5 million instead, but Dunleavy vetoed another $130 million in June. The veto triggered concerns over the cuts and helped drive there call effort currently underway.

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