Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk to UAS student artists Bonilyn Parker and Chelsie Harris about the Presentation they’ll be making on their Capstone course in the UAS fine arts program tonight; We’ll meet Megan Gregory, AWARE’s Young Woman of Distinction this year, who’ll be joining the other three award winners in an upcoming presentation at Centennial Hall; Jim Clark and Sally Smith will update us on Sunday’s speech by Senator Mark Begich; And we’ll get a preview of tonight’s Fireside Lecture by Hank Lentfer on SandHill Cranes.
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.
- The CEO of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority stepped down on Monday. Jeff Jessee served as CEO for 21 years. According to a press release from the organization, he is transitioning to a new role ahead of his planned retirement in three years.
- The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.