5/19/15 - Legislators move session to Anchorage as Gov. Walker warns of massive layoffs

May 19, 2015

The Alaska House and Senate are moving their work from Juneau to Anchorage. Legislative majority leaders made the announcement the same day the Governor warned state workers of massive layoffs if the Legislature doesn't approve a fully-funded budget. A quarter of the state's 16,000 employees work in Juneau. KTOO's Lisa Phu talked with some of them on their lunch hour at the State Office Building in Juneau.


The Native American Wildlife Society meets in Juneau this week, Wednesday through Friday, to discuss topics such as traditional knowledge in wildlife management, climate change, Arctic policy, subsistence and dozens of other topics.