Lawmakers hope for compromise and consensus as next Legislative session approaches | Alaska Insight

Long-term fiscal solutions for Alaska’s budget have been elusive so far, and political frustration is boiling over. State lawmakers are returning to Juneau for the regular legislative session starting next week.

Lori Townsend speaks with Senate President Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) and Speaker of the House Rep. Louise Stutes (R, Kodiak) about their plans to find consensus on a sustainable budget this session.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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