Mayor Dave Bronson announced line-item vetoes totaling $16.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, which the Anchorage Assembly had approved as part of a $51 million allotment of federal Covid recovery funds. Bronson said the vetoes were aimed at
The Anchorage Assembly voted 10-2 on Aug. 9 to award another $51 million in federal Covid funds to local businesses and non-profits. The unprecedented monetary giveaway comes thanks to the Biden Administration’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was
I worry that most people just hear anything that rhymes with *illion* and think “a lot.” The best way to bring it home is to start dropping zeroes until you can relate… If we drop 9 zeroes, that’s a billion dollars worth of zeroes… it
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