LISTEN: Gov. Mike Dunleavy returns to discuss resolving the state budget stalemate

Gov. Mike Dunleavy gives his State of the State address on Jan. 27 in the Alaska State Capitol. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/KTOO)

Lawmakers are in Juneau for the legislative session. Gov. Mike Dunleavy released his budget plan in December with a stated desire to pay a full permanent fund dividend, while leaving a $1.5 billion deficit for legislators to grapple with. The governor says he wants Alaskans to vote on new revenue ideas or even what else to cut. Would that be feasible? We’ll ask when Gov. Dunleavy joins us for the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend


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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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