The Louisiana Purchase, formalized by a flag ceremony on March 10th 1804, was the procurement by the United States from France of 530 million acres covering land the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. Gavin and Wyatt have reviewed the Louisiana Purchase Map and realize their home yard frontier fence will need to be expanded out. You are invited to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase and join John as he plays music from the Cajun Bayou on Crosscurrents, 3/10 at 8 a.m.
- A bill to break up the FAA and privatize the nation’s air traffic controllers cleared the Transportation Committee in the U.S. House Thursday night.
- "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.