LISTEN: Small businesses employ just over half of all Alaskans. How are they fairing as they wait for CARES act funding?

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The legislative Budget and Audit committee had barely announced their approval of releasing a billion dollars in federal aid to Alaska businesses and municipalities, before a lawsuit was filed against that committee action. What happens now and how many more businesses will go under while they wait for help? Join us for a financial outlook for communities across the state.

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Bill Popp, President & CEO, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
  • Nils Andreassen, Executive Director, Alaska Municipal League



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 19, 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.