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Lawmakers and the budget

The House of Representatives Finance Committee meet during the 30th session of the Alaska State Legislature in 2017. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

The Dunleavy administration’s budget plan has attracted a lot of attention and controversy. Now lawmakers are grappling with their role in addressing the flood of demands from their constituents while determining what state services are important and how it will all be paid for. New taxes? Lower permanent fund dividends? Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle discuss the budget on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

  • Rep. Bryce Edgmon (I), Alaska State House Speaker
  • Sen. Cathy Giessel (R), Alaska State Senate President

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Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Source: npr

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