budget Governor vetoes funding for Alaska public radio and television from state budget By Tripp Crouse • Jul 2, 2019 Alaska’s governor announced a 182-line item veto to the state operating budget. Those cuts include more than $2 million for public radio and $600,000 for public television. Gov. Mike Dunleavy spoke about his cuts to public radio and television during a June 28 news conference in Juneau. Rural public radio stations stand to lose half-million dollars in Dunleavy budget By Tripp Crouse • Mar 4, 2019 A proposed budget by Alaska’s governor zeroes out funding for public broadcasting, including more than a half-million dollars to fund public radio in rural parts of the state. Rural public radio stations stand to lose about $600,000 under Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget.