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Governor Bill Walker shakes hands with Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott after signing an Administrative Order on Climate Change, at the State Capitol in Juneau, Alaska, October 31, 2017.

Governor Walker Signs Administrative Order Establishing Climate Change Strategy for Alaska

Climate Action Leadership Team will focus on mitigation, adaptation, research & response   October 31, 2017 JUNEAU — Recognizing that Alaska is the United States’ ground zero for the impacts of climate change, Governor Bill Walker today signed Administrative Order 289 establishing the Alaska Climate Change Strategy and Climate Action […]

Walker-Mallott Administration Releases Comprehensive Public Safety Action Plan

Walker-Mallott Administration Releases Comprehensive Public Safety Action Plan

Multi-pronged approach includes short-, long-term steps to continue building a Safer Alaska  October 30, 2017 JUNEAU — Governor Bill Walker today announced the release of the State’s Public Safety Action Plan. In August, Governor Walker tasked Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth to work with Commissioners Walt Monegan, Valerie Davidson, and Dean […]

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2018 Summer Ferry Schedule

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2018 Summer Ferry Schedule

(Juneau, AK) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule for May-September 2018 is now available for public review.  Communities and interested people can review and comment on the proposed schedule through mid-November.  The draft schedule is based on the expected funding level […]

US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy-Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington on Monday barred President Donald Trump’s administration from excluding transgender people from military service. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that transgender service members who had sued over Trump’s policy were likely to win their lawsuit. She directed a return to the […]