What legislative decisions mean for small town AK

With the current budget bottleneck in the state legislature, there is both good and bad news for communities. Some bills that would have increased costs for local governments are on the shelf this session, while there is certainty that communities statewide will be receiving less revenue sharing. While lawmakers struggle to close the budget gap, most headlines are focused on the big picture. But what about the small screen? On this week’s Alaska Edition we’ll take a look at how the state’s fiscal crisis is translating in small town Alaska.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer

GUESTS:

  • Daysha Eaton, News Director, KBBI
  • Nathan Hill, Manager, Lake and Peninsula Borough
  • Joe Vigil, Anchor and Reporter, KTVA

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, April 22, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 23, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 23, at 6:00 p.m.