The League of Women Voters of Juneau Municipal Candidates Forum took place 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at KTOO. All four candidates for Juneau Assembly and all four candidates for Juneau School Board participated.
Juneau’s municipal election is Oct. 1.
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- 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.