Even if the legislature does vote to apply for the money, over riding the Governor’s decision, its not clear whether the state will ultimately be able to accept the funding. The federal stimulus bill includes a clause allowing state legislatures to request funding rejected by a Governor. But a non partisan Congressional report released yesterday says the law is vague on the details that would make sure the money would end up in the state.
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage
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