Alaska Senate to weigh dividend bill after House maneuver

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House canceled its floor session for the last day of the special session, leaving the Senate with what amounted to a take-it-or-leave-it decision on the roughly $1,100 the House passed last month.

    House Speaker Louise Stutes says legislative rules bar concurrence the same day the other chamber passes legislation and that there was no time left for a conference committee if the Senate made any changes.

    Legislators could waive those rules with two-thirds support but a House majority spokesperson says Stutes did not believe she had those numbers in the House.

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