Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Kevin Sweeney, tomorrow’s featured Pillars of America speaker; Sarah Lewis and Megan Gregory will be here to talk about Slow Food; Elise Tomlinson will be here to highlight her art show, opening Friday at the JACC; Jessica Paris will drop in to tell us of Bead for Life; and Liz Gifford and Jeanette Sleppe from Floyd Dryden Middle School will introduce students involved in the Rose Urban Rural exchange program.
- 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.