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Wasilla Senator launches "Save Your PFD" online petition

EconomySen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has launched an online petition drive to "Save Your PFD." The website is

From the website: "The Alaska-based Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) determined that the single most destructive thing for Alaska’s Economy in the short-term was reduction or elimination of the PFD. In spite of this, for political reasons, Governor Walker unilaterally withheld half of your PFD. This is not a political issue; this is an Alaskan issue. Bill Wielechowski is suing the governor for acting beyond his powers, and Mike Dunleavy has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 session to overrule the governor’s actions by issuing the second half of the 2016 check to Alaskans.

Please sign the petition below if you believe you are the best person to decide where the other half of your PFD should be spent."

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