The Governor and gridlock

first_imgGovernor Walker’s plans for overhauling the system of funding state government has met with resistance from lawmakers and the public. Lawmakers are unhappy with his vetoes and cuts to the PFD but they haven’t mustered an override and they haven’t passed a fiscal plan. What can possibly break the divide between the Governor’s plans and the desires of lawmakers and the public?Gov. Bill Walker talks with reporters in his temporary offices in Juneau. He had just called the legislature back for a fifth special session. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO – Juneau)Listen NowHOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:Alaska Governor – Bill WalkerStatewide callersParticipate:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img

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