Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 31, 2023

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The IGA Foodland grocery store in Juneau on Dec. 20, 2022. (Paige Sparks/KTOO)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Advocates say funds passed for the SNAP benefit backlog may not be addressing the right problem. Plus, Bills to increase the Base Student Allocation are making their way through the legislature.

Reports tonight from:

Jeremy Hsieh and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Alain d’Epremesnil in Haines

Katie Anastas and Claire Stremple in Juneau

Sabine Poux in Kenai

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Lori Townsend, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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