Alaska Municipal League concludes winter meeting in Juneau

The Alaska Municipal League just concluded its winter legislative meeting in Juneau.Mayors and other city officials said energy and transportation improvements are the top priorities for Alaska communities.They want lawmakers to expand the rural energy subsidy known as Power Cost Equalization, and create a long-term sustainable transportation fund.One-hundred and 40 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities are part of the nonpartisan, statewide AML.  Every winter members gather in Juneau to set priorities and begin the process of lobbying the legislature and administration.

Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau

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