This coming Monday at 7 on KTOO Dr. Elaine Schroeder will be back with her live show, Mind Over Matter . This week’s program will focus on the controversial issue of incarceration and mental illness and will feature Bartlett Hospital psychiatrist, Dr. John Pappenheim. So tune in this Monday to KTOO from 7 to 8 pm for a stimulating hour of discussion on changing the paradigm of how we treat mentally ill offenders.
- "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.
- For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle.