Alaska Edition: May 16, 2014

Two state troopers die during an arrest in Tanana – a memorial service draws 4,000. The battle over SB 21, the oil tax bill, continues through intense advertising and campaigning. The State Assessment Review Board meets in Anchorage. Economist Scott Goldsmith weighs in on SB21, the oil tax bill. Advocates of same-sex marriage are in court. The state’s annual Cook Inlet lease sale is held. Voting-rights advocates charge the state’s translations of the election ballots into Native languages are faulty. Fairbanks four granted new hearing by judge.

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HOST: Michael Carey


  • Paul Jenkins, Anchorage Daily Planet
  • Dermot Cole, Alaska  Dispatch
  • Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce

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