Today at 3 on KTOO-FM, Amanda Compton hosts. We’ll find out about AARP’s free tax preparation services, with guest, Sharon Lowe; Katie Chapman, from NAMI-JUNEAU, will tell us about their upcoming Family-to-Family classes; we’ll learn about this week’s olive oil tastings, with guest Jennifer Nu; and we’ll learn about this week at Eaglecrest from Jeffra Clough.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.
- The Legislative Council is seeking advice from a finance expert on what to do about the controversial lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.
- For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle.