Title 21 measure finally passes in Anchorage. Shell suspends Arctic drilling. Distinguished economist Scott Goldsmith, formerly of UAA, talks to lawmakers about oil taxes. The Alaska Legislature continues to challenge the Obama Administration on gun laws. Labor unrest continues in Anchorage. All over the country, governors, especially Republican governors, are struggling with the Obama Administration over Medicaid. Anchorage Chamber of Commerce leader Andrew Halcro and Sen. Bill W. debate oil taxes before the chamber. This Legislature has one party in total control, at least formally – the Republicans. The Voting Rights Act is before the US Supreme Court.
HOST: Michael Carey
- Paul Jenkins, Anchorage Daily Planet
- Gregg Erickson, Alaska Budget Report
- Steve MacDonald, Channel 2 News
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