PUBLISHED: 2:38 PM on Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Gavel to Gavel starts TV, Web legislative news
"Gavel-to-Gavel Alaska," the statewide television and Internet webcasting service, has started a new season Legislative broadcast.

Coverage includes opening day House and Senate floor sessions.

Throughout the session, cameras in the state capitol will televise unedited, start-to-finish coverage of House and Senate floor sessions, key committee hearings, news conferences and other state government activity.

The television service will be carried by 37 cable systems statewide, including all of the GCI Cable systems, as well as on satellite TV's Dish Network and live on the Internet at

Gavel to Gavel also will stream live audio of most official meetings in the State Capitol building so that anyone with a computer connected to the Internet will be able to listen to almost any hearing, committee meeting or floor session live as it happens. In addition every event will be saved in an extensive on-line audio archive and will be available for playback on the Internet.

Gavel to Gavel Alaska is produced by KTOO-TV, the public television station in Juneau.

Viewers can obtain updated daily schedules and access the audio and video streams via the web site,