KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:00 am
Wed March 9, 2011

3/9/11 Newscast - US House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds budget hearing; "Everybody Loves Whales" film boosts Alaska economy by 1$16.5 million; Legislators review coastal management program

Anchorage, AK – President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 Indian Affairs programs in the Department of Interior is 4.5 percent less than fiscal year 2010. It includes some across-the-board cuts and a few increases. Hollywood film brings $16.5 million dollars to more than 80 business in Alaska. Legislators consider Governor Sean Parnell's proposed legislation on the Alaska Coastal Management Program, which is due to sunset July 1 unless it's renewed.