LISTEN: Senate leadership is here to answer your questions ahead of the 2020 legislative session

Alaska Legislature, file photo by James Brooks
(Photo by James Brooks)

Alaska Lawmakers will have a lot on their plates when they convene on January 21st for the start of the legislative session. What do they think of the Governor’s budget proposal? How will they work to balance spending with less revenue coming in from oil and what amount will they agree to for a permanent fund dividend?  Senate leaders from both sides of the aisle join us to discuss the way forward, on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Sen. Tom Begich, D-Anchorage, Senate Minority Leader
  • Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, Senate President


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-350-2058.

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