Paying Dividends, Episode 6: Between Now and October
The Alaska Senate’s plan for finding the money to pay full dividends includes breaking into the most sacrosanct of the state’s piggy banks.Read More »
Scott Burton hosts on Friday, August 16th, 2019. On Friday’s episode, the National Endowment for the Arts Chairwoman, Mary Anne Carter, will describe the NEA’s relationship with Alaska. The Njuzu Marimabas will preview upcoming workshops and concerts. We’ll get a...Read More »
In this newscast: Gov. Mike Dunleavy is still optimistic lawmakers will restore another $1,400 in permanent fund dividends in a fall special session, a group is seeking a statewide ballot question to raise taxes on the oil industry, the Juneau Assembly OKs three ballot questions for the October municipal to finance and improve arts and culture infrastructure, the Assembly also approves a five-year schedule of water and wastewater utility rate hikes, a resident of a Mendenhall Valley home dies after neighbors pull her from a smoke-filled home, the Parks and Sterling highways in Southcentral Alaska reopen amid wildfires but with heavy delays, and the University of Alaska Board of Regents end the system's state of financial exigency.Read More »
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