Congress’ Rushed Riders Wrap

Living on Earth

On their way back home to campaign for re-election, Congress attached around a dozen environment related riders to the latest budget. Out of the fifty United States, most of these last minute provisions relate to just one; Alaska. Joel Southern, who covers Washington D.C. for the Alaska Public Radio Network spoke with Steve Curwood about Alaska’s powerful lawmakers and some of their eleventh hour political maneuvers.

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