The Permanent Fund’s losses of 2008 are fading into the past and the dividend applications are in. Now that the fiscal year has ended, we’ll soon have a better idea of the size of the dividend. We’ll find out more from the Fund’s Executive Director, Mike Burns, on the next “Talk of Alaska,” Tuesday morning at ten, from APRN.
- As the Legislature looks to close a nearly $3 billion gap between state spending and revenue, Southeast lawmakers say school funding shouldn’t be cut further.
- Forty JPD officers would be equipped with body cameras that would be funded by matching grants from CBJ Assembly and U.S. Department of Justice.
- The new White House took action on four measures Friday night, notably on the Affordable Care Act and regulations. The White House did not immediately make it clear what exactly was signed.
- One inauguration protest erupted into conflict; officers in riot gear sent a concussive device into the crowd of several hundred. The interim police chief says protests elsewhere have been peaceful.