Budget and Alaska Workforce Top Priorities for District 29 House Candidates

first_imgIncumbent House Speaker Chenault lumped his top priority into the topic of the state budget. His competition Knudsen… Knudsen: “My biggest issue is Alaska hire, I think we have too high of a percentage of non-resident workers in some of industries, oil and gas for one, fish processing is another big one, tourism is another big one, so I’d like to see more Alaskans working.“ FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The general election is one week away and District 29 candidates Mike Chenault (R) and Rocky Knudsen (D) spoke with us about their top priorities if elected.center_img Speaker Chenault(R – Nikiski): “Trying to look at what $80 a barrel oil does for the budget and what it would do to the reserves that we have in place now. And also education is still an important issue out there and trying to come up with a formula that funds education in a way that helps our kids and moves Alaska’s education of the kids forward.” District 29 represents North Kenai and voters will determine their representative on Tuesday, November 4.last_img read more

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