Politics

Legislative Call In with Rep. Edgmon, March 24

Mar 24, 2015

District 37 Rep. Bryce Edgmon joins host Dave Bendinger to for an update on state business in Juneau, plus listeners calls, questions, and concerns.

An amendment adopted Friday by the Senate Finance Committee would reverse parts Alaska’s new marijuana law in rural parts of the state.

Parks Division plans to eliminate three positions statewide, including one at Wood Tikchik, to balance a $500,000 cut.

Bill to exempt Alaska from needing to change clocks twice a year passed 16-4 in the Senate Wednesday.

Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan made an appearance on Fox News to discuss a letter sent Monday to leaders in Iran.

Locals testify on state budget

Mar 6, 2015

Locals ask state budget committee to replace funding for Imagination Library and public broadcasting.

Members of the Dept. of Law talked about some of the criminal issues of marijuana, which is now legal in small amounts.

Federal Subsistence Board opting to determine Alaska communities that aren't rural, rather than those that are.

239 members of Congress wrote a letter to ATF Director Wednesday, saying proposed ban interferes with Second Amendment rights.

HJR 7, sponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon, says the Legislature is "vehemently opposed" to the idea of a massive maritime sanctuary around Aleutians.

Public media target of potential budget cuts

Feb 25, 2015

The Legislature is considering halving the amount of funding available for public broadcasting.

Skip Gray / 360 North

Alaska's senior US Senator addressed a joint session of the state legislature in Juneau Wednesday.

KTOO

District 37 Representative Bryce Edgmon joins from Juneau to take your calls, questions, and concerns.

Lis Ruskin, APRN

Congressional delegation furious over President Obama’s announcement that he’s seeking wilderness status for the ANWR coastal plain.

Pages