Sometimes at KTOO, your assistant finance director is your best lede for hip hop releases. Juneau-Portland duo Sean Lindsay and Evan Simko will be on Annie on the Spot to talk about their new EP “Current” which was officially released on July 1st. “Current” is available for free download now on their bandcamp page, but if you still have a cd player you can get a physical copy for a donation while the boys are in town.
- 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.