Politics

Campaign Sign Reminder

Campaign Sign Reminder

ADOT&PF reminds Alaskans of laws guiding campaign signs (JUNEAU, Alaska) – With political campaigns underway across the state the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is reminding Alaskans that the use of public right of ways for political advertising is prohibited. In 1998, Alaskans overwhelmingly voted to keep the […]

Governor Walker Signs Bills Protecting Vulerable Adults

Governor Walker Signs Bills Protecting Vulerable Adults

Governor Walker Signs Bills Protecting Vulerable Adults and Modernizing Asset Protection Laws SB 83 aligns state with Older Americans Act; HB 108 updates fiduciary laws to include digital property   August 2, 2017 ANCHORAGE—Governor Bill Walker today signed two pieces of legislation to update laws designed to protect Alaskans and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Governor Walker Appointed to President Trump’s Council of Governors

Governor Walker Appointed to President Trump’s Council of Governors

Council of Governors tasked with focusing on homeland defense  May 2, 2017 ANCHORAGE –The White House announced yesterday President Donald Trump’s intent to appoint Governor Bill Walker to the 10-member Council of Governors, which focuses on military issues and defense spending. Governor Walker is the first Alaska governor to be […]