State of Alaska Budget 2019

Homer Senior Citizens Inc.

Thirteen senior citizens who live at Homer Senior Center facilities face eviction because of their inability to pay rent due to The State of Alaska’s elimination of the state Senior Benefits Program. KBBI’s Kathleen Gustafson spoke with Pat Melone, the president of the board of directors of Homer Senior Citizens Inc.  

District P Senator Gary Stevens of Kodiak called from Juneau on Monday after the senate gaveled out. He spoke with KBBI’s Kathleen Gustafson for this Legislative Update.

Voices from the Rally for Alaska

Jul 29, 2019
Nina Faust

The Homer Legislative Information Office on Pioneer Ave was the site of a rally this weekend. Organizers from the community and local nonprofits set up a stage and a microphone in the parking lot and invited people to speak about cuts to the state budget. KBBI’s Zoe Cramer was there and heard from protesters, about how the budget cuts will impact their lives.