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    News of the North

    Thursday, May 19th, 2022 - 18 minutes

    Reports include:

    The Alaska Legislature approved a state spending package late Wednesday that would pay residents about $3,200 this year after a vote that would have boosted the payout to about $3,850 narrowly failed in the House.

    Two finalists for the "$1B Build Back Better Regional Challenge" are from Southeast Alaska, and U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Castillo was in Juneau to meet with finalists.

    The Chief of Juneau Police spoke on the new armored rescue vehicle while a guest on action line, stating it will be vital to the departments work.

    Ketchikan Borough Mayor Rodney Dial informed the KGB Assembly this week of his intent to veto funding to Ketchikan Pride Alliance.

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