A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

Recent proposed cuts to public media funding could go much deeper than many realize. Funding for public media - there are 26 radio provided by KAKM-TV in Anchorage. The funding cut would affect the infrastructure that transmits...
Diversity in taxation is the key to stability

...certain critical needs, defined after two years of study of problems in the Portland metro area. It became apparent that funding was a problem, so a tax study group was formed and I was selected to lead it. For the next two years, our group reviewed...
Three things to watch

...placesOn Tuesday, House State Affairs is set to hear a bill from Rep. Lynn Gattis to repeal a state policy that a portion of funding for capital projects be set aside to buy art for use in state buildings and other public facilities. The bill, HB 160, would...
Coeur Alaska Team supports cancer research in a bold way

...friends whose mutual goals are to help the American Cancer Society achieve its goals of providing information, patient support, funding for cancer prevention, causes and treatment research, and decreasing cancer rates and deaths. The Coeur Alaska Team have...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...smallest towns."We really need the funding," Tritt-Yatlin said. "We really...the state.In his application for the funding, tribal administrator Roland Andrew said...seeking ways to obtain more grants and funding for various programs.As tight as things...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan an effective backup, Walker has proposed simultaneously funding work on both AK LNG and his backup pipeline plan. We agree...that would block Walker's proposal. Lawmakers fear that funding two projects simultaneously would ensure that neither moves...
Applications available for two scholarships and grant or 973-2354.The Douglas-Dornan Foundation of the Juneau Community Foundation will accept applications for funding support through June 1. The foundation offers financial grants to organizations that benefit and enhance the health, education...
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...22-person team. A targeted add-back made sure the drone program could keep paying its scientists, Bailey said.Kelly said funding UAF's drone program was "a little different discussion than a lot of programs." The program is at the forefront of a growing...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel restores some funding for university system

...asking the university system to focus on cutting management positions from below the chancellor level with the reduced level of funding.The proposed changes represent a $7.5-million cut to the university budget, in all funds, from the current year...
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...administration" and the governor had already planned to stop "funding trips to fly commissioners around the state to participate...efforts," she said via email. "No matter what happens to the funding, Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott remain committed to curbing...
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