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Anchorage Edition: February 6, 2009

By | February 6, 2009

mcarey-100thumbnailEach week, host Michael Carey gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Governor Palin’s reaction to the Obama federal stimulus package
  • “Bullet” gas line project proposed by ENSTAR to supply southcentral Alaska
  • Will prices of natural gas ever go back down?
  • Legal and political fallout of “Troopergate”
  • State of Alaska facing a major deficit for FY2010, but also discovered a FY2009 budget hole
  • Governor Palin has asked for supplemental appropriations; what are they?
  • Jay Ramras issues a report on high gasoline prices in the state, summarizing the hearings from around the state
  • Permanent Fund erosion provoking “angst” amongst legislators
  • Governor Palin is talking about building a road to Nome

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HOST: Michael Carey, freelance editorial writer for the Anchorage Daily News


KSKA (FM) BROADCAST: Friday, February 6, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

KAKM (TV) BROADCAST: Friday, February 6, 2009 at 9:00 p.m.; repeats Saturday, February 7 at 5:00 p.m.


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