Anchorage Edition: March 12, 2010

Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics for this week are expected to include:

  • Legislative attempts to split oil and gas taxes.
  • Legislature continues to grapple with campaign finance reform.
  • Anchorage Assembly reviews insurance policy of former mayor.
  • Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) calls for ending military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays and lesbians.
  • The growth of Medicaid recipients in the state.
  • The start of the Iditarod.

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HOST: Michael Carey. Freelance editorial writer. Anchorage Daily News.


  • Matthew Felling. Anchor/Reporter. KTVA – TV
  • Paul Jenkins. Blogger. The Anchorage Daily Planet.
  • Brendan Joel Kelley. Associate Editor. The Anchorage Press.

KSKA (FM) BROADCAST: Friday, March 12 at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 13  at 6:00 p.m.

KAKM (TV) BROADCAST: Friday, March 12 at 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m.