Tuesday, August 19th, is primary day in Alaska. Sitka voters will be choosing candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, U.S. House and Senate, and State Representative, and deciding the fate of the state’s oil tax structure.
The last five days of the 28th legislature were a scramble to get bills out the door. Two items of particular interest to the residents of Sen. Bert Stedman’s district passed — literally in the eleventh hour. Stedman met recently with KCAW’s Rachel Waldholz to cover some of the major issues of the session.