LISTEN: U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin answers listener questions

LISTEN: U.S. House candidate Alyse Galvin answers listener questions

(Emily Russell/Alaska Public Media) Challenging Alaska’s lone and long-serving U.S. House representative for a second time, Alyse Galvin is running as an independent with support from state Democrats. What does she see as the biggest challenges facing the state and the nation and what would she prioritize if Alaskans send her to Washington DC? HOST: Lori Townsend GUESTS: Alyse Galvin-I , candidate, U.S. House of Representatives TRANSCRIPT: This transcript has been edited and shortened for clarity. Lori Townsend: I have a lot of questions, but start by telling us what your top priorities would be if Alaskans elected you. Alyse Galvin: Hmm, thank you. Well, first of all, I’m running to make sure that Alaskans can take care of their own. Every family needs to make sure that they can put food on the table, pay their rent, get to have good housing and health care, etc. So I’m running to fight fiercely for the good jobs and the quality education that leads to those good jobs. And of course, the healthcare system that we can navigate and afford. We need to have a champion in Washington that’s fighting for these values. And I look forward to doing that. LT: We’re, of course, in the middle of a pandemic. What do you think the federal government and Congress have gotten right in The response to this public health crisis and what needs improvement? AG: Well, it’s been a moving target. And I think that I’m especially appreciative of Dr. […]

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