013 – The Electoral College

Electoral College

Hello Alaska! In this episode we sit down with Jacqueline Tupou, a member of Alaska’s Electoral College. This is a complicated year for electors and Jacqueline walks us through the difficult decision she faces on December 19th.

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Alaska’s First Income Tax

The following opinion piece was originally published in the Alaska Dispatch News. Let’s pretend I was able to license this amazing photo of Ernest Gruening and include it with the commentary.

grueningIncome taxes are unpopular, but after reading up on our history, I am strongly in favor of one for us today. An income tax is important to our state’s social health and budgetary diversity, it’s a mark of ownership and a declaration of independence from outside influence.

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