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The Governor’s budget proposal

Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks about his goals during a press conference before his third cabinet meeting. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/Alaska’s Energy Desk)

Governor Mike Dunleavy’s budget proposal would cut more than one and a half billion dollars from state spending in one fiscal year. The Governor’s plan would also remove municipal taxing authority over oil infrastructure, redirecting millions of dollars currently in local government control to state authority. Will the Governor’s budget put Alaska on firm fiscal ground or drive the state deeper into recession? We’ll ask on the next talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Bruce Tangeman, Alaska Department of Revenue Commissioner
  • Jeremy Price, Deputy Chief of Staff at State of Alaska
  • Nat Herz, Alaska Public Media reporter


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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