In this newscast:
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces a major reversal on his cuts to the University of Alaska funding and early childhood programs,
- two Alaska groups fighting for a full permanent fund dividend argue the governor should not veto the $1,600 version lawmakers sent him,
- nine candidates file to run for Juneau Assembly and Juneau School Board in October, and
- middle and high school teachers are literally weaving Northwest Coast art into their math lessons.
- The Alaska Department of Revenue forecasts $187.3 million less in state revenue this year than it did in the spring. The department released the forecast on Friday.
- In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
- Anchorage natural gas company ENSTAR is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake.
- “We know many, many people are going to lose benefits because of this,” says Cara Durr with the Food Bank of Alaska.