How can Alaska solve its fiscal crisis?

We’ve been hearing for months about Alaska’s fiscal crisis. The budget is being cut and we’ll have to dip into reserves. Some economists predict that the state will run out of savings in less than a decade. But is there an alternative? Can the state make money for the general fund from sources other than oil revenue? Some economists say yes.

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HOST: Anne Hillman

GUESTS:

  • Joe Beedle, CEO, Northrim Bank

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