An enormous share of Alaska's food, fuel, and supplies comes through just a single entryway: the port in Anchorage. Even small communities in distant parts of the state rely on the steady flow of goods over the port's three docks. But the decades-old facility is rapidly deteriorating. And amid enormous budget deficits, the state’s lawmakers say they can’t pay for improvements. Zachariah Hughes of Here & Now contributor Alaska Public Media reports.
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This segment aired on May 18, 2016.