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2021-01-25 Senate Journal

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SB 50                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 50 BY THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                
BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, entitled:                                                                                           
          "An Act making appropriations, including capital                                                                      
          appropriations, reappropriations, and other                                                                           
          appropriations; making supplemental appropriations;                                                                   
          making appropriations to capitalize funds; and                                                                        
          providing for an effective date."                                                                                     
was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee.                                                                  
Governor's transmittal letter dated January 19:                                                                                 
Dear President Micciche:                                                                                                        
Under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Alaska                                                                    
Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to appropriations for the                                                       
state’s capital budget for fiscal year 2022 and supplemental capital                                                            
appropriations for fiscal year 2021.                                                                                            

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This appropriation bill includes $41.2 million in unrestricted general                                                          
funds, $73.4 million in designated general funds, $174.3 million in                                                             
other state funds, and $1.174 billion in federal funds.                                                                         
The fiscal year 2022 proposed capital budget generates economic                                                                 
activity for the state by investing in important infrastructure projects,                                                       
provide matching funds for federal transportation, water, and sewer                                                             
programs, in addition to funding deferred maintenance on aging state                                                            
I look forward to working with the Legislature on the timely passage                                                            
and implementation of the fiscal year 2022 capital budget.                                                                      
Mike Dunleavy