LISTEN: How lobbyists shape government in Alaska

Lobbyists Kevin Jardell and Dan Seckers talk to Alaska Department of Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck during a break in a hearing on a state House oil tax credit bill. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/Alaska’s Energy Desk)

Lobbyists are often viewed with skepticism, seen as representatives of special interest groups that want to drive policy change that favors big business. But many who lobby the local, state and federal government are citizens — often volunteers — who seek better healthcare and improved schools or advocate for policies that address local concerns over clean air and water. How does it affect government policy?

HOST: Lori Townsend


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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