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Do We Need to Fix the Alaska Constitution?

By | August 24, 2012

Constitutional Convention 1956 with Convention President and later Governor Bill Egan seated facing convention. Photo courtesy of the Alaska State Museum and Archives

The Alaska Constitution is one of the most modern in the country, but it’s almost 60-years old.  In November, Alaskans have to decide whether to re-write it. It’s an opportunity that comes every 10 years.  Could this be a way to end legislative gridlock and put an end to corporate campaign funding?   A Constitutional Convention is the subject on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Steve Heimel

GUESTS:

  • John Havelock, former Alaska Attorney General, author of “Let’s Get It Right”
  • Callers Statewide

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  • Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).
  • Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)
  • Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 if you’re outside Anchorage during the live broadcast

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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