We’ll talk with Beth Weigel and Christine Amor about this Friday’s Discovery Day; Tom Mattice will discuss tonight’s presentation on the Urban Avalanche Mitigation Study; Mandy O’Neal Cole, from AWARE, will be here with a preview of Wednesday’s Brown Bag session on Homelessness and Domestic Violence; and we’ll talk with Liz Perry and Linda Belarde about planning for Celebration 2012.
- 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.