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On Friday, May 5th Mike and Tim Bradner joined us for an update on the latest news from the legislative session in Juneau. To be added to the Fiscal Policy email distribution list and receive announcements for future meetings, please email events@commonwealthnorth.org.


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Near the Dimond Costco next to Red Robin restaurant.

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Mike Bradner is a former Speaker of the House (1975-76) and 10-year member of the State House of Representatives (1966-1976) representing Fairbanks. Since 1976 Mike has published Legislative Digest and done consulting work. During his legislature tenure Mike was instrumental in development of state and local revenue-sharing, state petroleum tax and pipeline regulation policy developed in the 1970s, and the Alaska Permanent Fund, created in 1976 when Mike was Speaker of the House.

Tim Bradner is the editor of Alaska Inc. magazine and has been writing about Alaska natural resources projects since 1966. He was a lobbyist before the state Legislature for BP and Standard Oil of Ohio from 1972 to 1984, when he left to attend graduate school. Since returning to Alaska in 1986, Tim has worked with his brother Mike on Legislative Digest and its sister publication, Alaska Economic Report, as well as writing for other publications, such as the Alaska Journal of Commerce.