Anchorage Edition: February 13, 2009
- Attorney General Talis Colberg suddenly resigns from the Palin administration. Was it due to some ethical disagreement? Burnout?
- Is ‘Troopergate’ now behind us?
- Stimulus plan is getting through Congress and there’s money for Alaska. What will we do with it? Will it create jobs?
- President Obama suggests Alaska’s natural gas line project has “great potential”
- Is the natural gas line a market-compatible project?
- Alaska Permanent Fund has lost billions in this market, and a lot of finger-pointing has ensued
- Will there be a Permanent Fund Dividend this year?
- A two-lane Knik Arm Crossing bridge project may now cost $700 million, according to a new estimate; the report also suggested the project would take more than 3.5 years to complete
- An Anchorage group is promoting a “tax cap” law, possibly up for a public vote
- The Rasmuson Foundation announced a reduction in grant sizes and numbers based on losses in their endowment
- Government bureaucrats and appointees have been going to the Legislature making the case for their budgets
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HOST: Michael Carey, freelance editorial writer for the Anchorage Daily News
- Paul Jenkins, conservative commentator
- Frank Gerjevich, editorial writer, Anchorage Daily News
- Gregg Erickson, editor-at-large, Alaska Budget Report
KSKA (FM) BROADCAST: Friday, February 13, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
KAKM (TV) BROADCAST: Friday, February 13, 2009 at 9:00 p.m.; repeats Saturday, February 14 at 5:00 p.m.
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