Preparing Anchorage building for lawmakers would cost $2.5M

April 8, 2015 8:35 PM

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A legislative agency estimates it would cost $2.5 million to renovate the Atwood Building in Anchorage if state lawmakers decide to move their offices there to save money.

Alaska already has spent $7.5 million on upgrades for legislators' current space in downtown Anchorage, the Legislative Information Office, and has signed a 10-year lease at about $3.4 million annually. However, the state is facing a multibillion-dollar budget shortfall and is considering breaking t...

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