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If President Trump's proposed budget passes, a number of federal agencies would be eliminated. Among them are organizations that offer infrastructure and job support to people around the country.
One of those agencies is Alaska’s Denali Commission, which helps rural Alaskans but has also been criticized as wasteful. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (@LtGovMallott), also Denali Commission co-chair, about the work the group has done since its founding in 1998.
This segment aired on March 23, 2017.