The state funding ranged from 7% to 28% of public media stations’ budgets. But the loss could lead to some Alaska stations losing much more federal funding.
Alaska’s campaign finance watchdog group has levied a $22,000 fine for a former Skagway Assemblyman. The Alaska Public Offices Commission says there is sufficient evidence that longtime Skagway Assemblyman Dan Henry failed to disclose income information on his public office disclosure forms from 2011 to 2013.
Alaska’s public broadcasters dodged a bullet when the Legislature’s regular session ended Monday.
Some Alaska public broadcasters would have to give up local programming if the state Senate’s budget cuts go through.