Governor supports $1,600

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) Alaska Governor Bill Walker said the debate over the PFD this year should be over.

    The Governor said he supports the $1,600 PFD agreed to by the house and the Senate Finance Committee in recent days.

    The Governor did take issue with some budget cuts supported by the Senate Finance Committee namely in public safety.  The Governor said funding for troopers, money to transport troopers to rural areas by airplane, and support staff for troopers should not be cut this year.

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