Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 23, 2024

The House Rules Committee, which controls what legislation goes to the House floor, meets on Jan. 17, 2024 to consider a wide-ranging education bill. (Eric Stone/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Lawmakers spar over a bill to fund public education in the long term. Plus, advocates for building up the military in Alaska say the state is vital to Arctic security. And, a warming shelter opens for homeless Sitka residents.

Reports tonight from:

Chris Klint and Ava White in Anchorage

Evan Erickson in Bethel

Clarise Larson and Eric Stone in Juneau

Brian Venua in Kodiak

Meredith Redick in Sitka

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Wesley Early, 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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