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DOT Signs Memo of Agreement with Friends of Fox Spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2017 CONTACT: Meadow Bailey, (907) 451-2240, Meadow.Bailey@alaska.gov Potential Government Shutdown Effects on ADOT&PF Services (JUNEAU, Alaska) – This week the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) and the Friends of Fox Spring signed a memorandum of agreement that outlines maintenance and funding responsibilities […]

Governor Walker Joins Governor’s Group Taking A Stand on Health Care

July 18, 2017 Statement from Bipartisan group of Governors on U.S. Senate health care bill  Today, a bipartisan group of governors issued the following statement in response to recent developments and proposed changes to the Senate health care bill. “Congress should work to make health insurance more affordable by controlling […]

Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich to be Commemorated on U.S. $1 Coin

Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich to be Commemorated on U.S. $1 Coin

Alaska Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich to be Commemorated on U.S. $1 Coin Designs celebrating Peratrovich, Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law to be released in 2020  June 30, 2017 JUNEAU — The United States Mint has released candidate designs that commemorate Alaska Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination […]

Governor Walker Signs $4.9 Billion Operating Budget Bills into Law

Governor Walker Signs $4.9 Billion Operating Budget Bills into Law

Governor Walker Signs $4.9 Billion Operating Budget Bills into Law Reduced $145 million in department spending; protected education and public safety funding  June 30, 2017 ANCHORAGE—Governor Bill Walker today signed into law House Bills 57 and 59, approving the $4.9 billion operating budget bills the legislature passed for fiscal year […]

DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober

DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober

DOT&PF Reminding Alaskans to Drive Safely, Drive Sober Transportation engineers join law enforcement to increase highway safety in Alaska  (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Transportation officials and law enforcement are joining together to ask the public to practice safe driving habits this Fourth of July weekend, including driving sober, wearing seatbelts and minimizing […]

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day After two years of gubernatorial action, HB 78 officially recognizes the First Peoples of Alaska June 24, 2017 UTQIAGVIK — Governor Bill Walker today signed legislation that recognizes the history and heritage of Alaska’s First Peoples. House Bill 78 officially establishes the […]

Shoup Bay Trail is Open

Shoup Bay Trail is Open

Amid all the excitement of the all-new Rock & Flow Fest comes more great news! Shoup Trail is now open for hiking and trail running. 10 miles of scenic trail from Valdez to Shoup Bay. Support L49 by taking a hike and making a reservation to stay at Moraine or […]

Governor Walker Signs SB55 to Prioritize Testing of Sexual Assault Evidence

Governor Walker Signs SB55 to Prioritize Testing of Sexual Assault Evidence

Governor Walker Signs Bill to Help Build a Safer Alaska SB 55 prioritizes testing sexual assault evidence; clarifies last year’s criminal justice reform bill   June 19, 2017 JUNEAU—Governor Bill Walker today signed major corrections reforms into law as a critical next step in building a Safer Alaska. The bill […]