Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Special Session Coverage
On October 18, Alaska Day, the Alaska State Legislature will convene in special session to consider issues related to the state oil and gas tax. This topic and the special session has garnered unique interest in light of the ongoing corruption charges and trials, some involving legislators who voted on the original legislation regarding petroleum taxes.
KTOO's Gavel to Gavel Alaska will provide full coverage of all of the proceedings from Juneau during the session. Although KTOO will be in the middle of its digital conversion and facilities upgrade, equipment is being configured to provide the extensive coverage that Alaskans have come to expect from KTOO over the past twelve years.
360 North is excited to be able to broadcast this important public affairs coverage of Alaska government. It is one of the important services that the people of Alaska have come to rely on their public television stations to provide.