048 – Board Games

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In this episode we crack open the rulebook and get way off into the weeds on the constitutional intent of the effective date.

047 – Tripp

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In this episode Matt and Pat get together with Tripp Crouse. Tripp is a journalist who formerly worked at KTOO in Juneau and is now the News Director at KNBA in Anchorage. Tripp covers Alaska Native and indigenous issues and this conversation centers on their work, community reporting, tribal sovereignty, Alaska Native Corporations, systems of oppression, journalism and colonialism.

046 – Ping Pong

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Ping Pong

In this episode we talk about the big ping pong party, Anchorage elections, and the new senate candidate.

Alaska legislators apologize after breaking COVID rules by bringing friends for ping-pong, basketball at Capitol gym

Anchorage Elections

Marketplace: Black business leaders confront restrictive voting laws

045 – Out of Order

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We’re over halfway through session! This was recorded on day 62 of what will likely be a 121 day session. We look at the work in the legislature up to the midway point and dig into the discussions around the budget and the permanent fund. Lots of clips this show ranging from values statements to the DHSS split to impacts of the pandemic on staff. And some unavoidable legislative antics.

Here’s that fiscal explainer if you need a recap…

044 – Grousing

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This episode is mostly complaining.

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