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A podcast about Alaska with Matt Buxton and Pat Race. We talk about civics, politics, journalism, history and just about everything having to do with the 49th State. More at https://HelloAlaska.pizza

Hello Alaska Pat Race & Matt Buxton

    • Government
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

A podcast about Alaska with Matt Buxton and Pat Race. We talk about civics, politics, journalism, history and just about everything having to do with the 49th State. More at https://HelloAlaska.pizza

    040 – 1918 Flu

    040 – 1918 Flu

    Almost 100 years ago Alaska faced a devastating pandemic. In this episode we dive deep into the newspaper archives and handwritten journal of the Territorial Governor at the time, Thomas Riggs Jr.

    • 53 min
    039 – A New Deal

    039 – A New Deal

    SB 241 Fact Sheet Alaska New Deal Projects Third Alaskan dies of COVID-19 as case count rises to 114 Alaska has about 200 ventilators and 160 ICU beds statewide, state says DHSS – Covid-19 Count Page

    • 42 min
    038 – Hunker Down

    038 – Hunker Down

    What a time. We’re all muddling through it. Good luck friends. Corona Virus Act Now – Modeling a speedy response. City officials mandate many travelers to Juneau quarantine themselves for 14 days Portraits from the front line of coronavirus detection in Anchorage Midnight in the Sun – Hunker Down Edition Jackbox Party Pack

    • 51 min
    037 – Triple Threat

    037 – Triple Threat

    In this episode we talk through the crushing triple threat to Alaska’s economy and state government: Sinking oil prices, tanking tourism, and a crashing stock market. All things heavily influenced by the Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 36 min
    036 – Back in Session

    036 – Back in Session

    The Alaska Legislature is back in session. In this episode we talk about the session ahead and look at the contrast between the state legislature and congress as they each contend with checking the power of the executive branch.

    • 42 min
    035 – Dunleavy Year One

    035 – Dunleavy Year One

    Governor Dunleavy released a Report to Alaskans after his first year in office so we take a moment to reflect, vent and share our own visions for the future.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Do0mcow ,

Highly recommended

I always come away from these episodes entertained and feeling better informed. I’d recommend it to anyone trying to get a better handle on what’s happening with the Alaska government.

matt burgoon ,

Enjoyable

I enjoyed it.

lizinthelibrary ,

Great Alaskan News

This is a great podcast by two guys who really know their stuff and are enjoying talking Alaskan news and politics. I really enjoy the local "poetry" and music.

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