Anchorage Edition: April 23, 2010

Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. This week’s program highlights the closing days of the most recent session of the Legislature. Topics include:

  • Bills affecting oil and gas taxation.
  • The capital budget.
  • Anchorage’s cut of the capital budget.
  • Spending proposals.

The panelists also discuss:

  • the makeup of the new Anchorage Assembly.
  • Governor Parnell’s plan to challenge the Constitutionality of federal health care legislation.
  • the future of an in-state gas line.

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


Tim Bradner (Alaska Journal of Commerce) and Matthew Felling (KTVA Channel 11).

  • Gregg Erickson. Reporter. Alaska Budget Report.
  • Paul Jenkins. Editor. The Anchorage Daily Planet.
  • Steve MacDonald. News Director. KTUU-TV.

KSKA (FM) BROADCAST: Friday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 24  at 6:00 p.m.

KAKM (TV) BROADCAST: Friday, April 23 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m.


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