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Associate Prof @uafairbanks Founder/Principal @decarbonwise #Energy #Ocean #Climate #Carbon #Plankton #Research #Innovation #Teaching #Consulting #Service
3 Jul 19
Hey, If every Alaskan went out and bought 12 oz. of weed, the state would generate enough tax revenue to make @GovDunleavy's senseless $440M budget vetoes completely unnecessary!

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More thoughtful thread below...
In all seriousness, there are a lot of better options than buying weed or vetoing funding for education, seniors, health care, and the most vulnerable Alaskans.
e.g., H.B.132: links the size of the PFD to oil revenue rather than the Permanent Fund's investment earnings. So when oil revenue is high, the PFD will be higher (and vice versa). Right now, oil revenue is low, & the state simply can't afford $1.9B on PFD. adn.com/opinions/2019/…
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