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Legislation Introduced to Help More Military Spouses Work in Alaska None 

Legislation Introduced to Help More Military Spouses Work in Alaska

Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) has pre-filed legislation calling for new regulations to allow military spouses to use occupational licenses from other states in Alaska.

Ketchikan Based Coast Guard Cutter Receives Award in Washington, D.C. None 

Ketchikan Based Coast Guard Cutter Receives Award in Washington, D.C.

2017 Population Estimates Now Online / Migration Losses Caused Small Population Decline for Alaska in 2017 None 

2017 Population Estimates Now Online / Migration Losses Caused Small Population Decline for Alaska in 2017

Alaska’s population decreased by 2,629 people—about one-third of 1 percent—from July 2016 to July 2017, based on population estimates released today by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year None 

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year

Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award are now being accepted. The award recognizes a Made in Alaska business that demonstrates the ability to overcome challenges, grow their business, innovate, be a leader in the community, and collaborate with other businesses.

Governor Walker Appoints Craig Richards to Permanent Fund Corporation Board None 

Governor Walker Appoints Craig Richards to Permanent Fund Corporation Board

Governor Bill Walker announced today that he has appointed Craig Richards to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees.

Mayor Asks Voters to Authorize Sale of Municipal Light & Power in April None 

Mayor Asks Voters to Authorize Sale of Municipal Light & Power in April

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced that he will ask the Anchorage Assembly to place a proposition on the April 2018 municipal ballot allowing voters to authorize the sale of Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) to Chugach Electric Association, Inc. (Chugach).

Legislators, Native Corporations Celebrate Opening of ANWR's 1002 Area None 
AOGA’s statement on passage of the Tax Reform Bill None 

AOGA’s statement on passage of the Tax Reform Bill

Alaska Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.84 None 

Alaska Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.84

The Alaska minimum wage will increase from $9.80 to $9.84 in 2018. A ballot initiative passed by voters raised the minimum wage by a dollar in both 2015 and 2016, and thereafter to be adjusted annually for inflation.

GCI reaffirms commitment to internet freedom None