A Roof is a yearlong project from 360 North and KTOO Public Media examining homelessness and affordable housing in Alaska.
No matter where you live, whether it’s Anchorage, a smaller community on the road system, or in the Bush, the cost and availability of housing affects you.
Then there are the thousands of Alaskans who don’t have any place to call home. There are a number of issues that lead to homelessness and trying to understand and explain them will be part of our challenge as we move forward with “The Roof.”
- Senate President Pete Kelly said the plan in Senate Bill 70 will prevent spending from getting out of control. The Senate isn't including an income tax.
- Hilcorp recently informed state regulators that the company is unlikely to begin repairs on a gas leak in Cook Inlet until mid- to late March, according to a letter obtained by Alaska's Energy Desk through a public records request.
- At a meeting in Anchorage Friday with elected officials from around the Arctic, Murkowski said she's fielding questions about potential changes in U.S. policy.
- As lawmakers in Juneau consider changes to the state’s oil tax credit system, they’re facing stiff opposition from oil companies. Several industry representatives testified before lawmakers this week. Those representatives are calling the changes proposed in House Bill 111 a tax increase. And they also say it could affect their investment decisions.