Midday Report – February 01, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines:  The Alaska Senate passed a bill yesterday to create a new pension plan for state and local government employees. Alaska’s largest utility voiced support for a bill that would step up the use of renewable energy. And a Petersburg-based Lingit actor is featured in the HBO crime drama, True Detective.

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Senate Majority Leader Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speaks in favor of Senate Bill 88 on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, on the floor of the Alaska Senate. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon)
Senate Majority Leader Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speaks in favor of Senate Bill 88 on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, on the floor of the Alaska Senate. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon)

 

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