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Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission Delegates Return Home None 

Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission Delegates Return Home

APD Graduates Largest Academy Class Since the 1970’s None 

APD Graduates Largest Academy Class Since the 1970’s

“APD is the strongest it’s ever been with the addition of these 30 new officers,” said Chief Justin Doll. “I want to thank the Mayor and the Assembly for supporting these staffing increase efforts.”

UA Board of Regents Approves University’s FY19 Operating and Capital Budgets None 

UA Board of Regents Approves University’s FY19 Operating and Capital Budgets

The University of Alaska Board of Regents unanimously approved the university’s FY19 operating and capital budgets, postponed a discussion on the Haines timber project to an upcoming special meeting and recognized outstanding staff at its meeting May 31 in Anchorage.

WATCH: How Jim Creek has Changed None 

WATCH: How Jim Creek has Changed

Alaska Finalizes Regulations to Improve Workplace Safety and Labor Rights Compliance None 

Alaska Finalizes Regulations to Improve Workplace Safety and Labor Rights Compliance

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Department of Administration have finalized regulations to encourage safe workplaces and compliance with labor laws.

Anchorage Remembers the Fallen with Memorial Day Ceremony None 

Anchorage Remembers the Fallen with Memorial Day Ceremony

Alaska Legislature Empowers Consumers with Health Care Price Transparency None 

Alaska Legislature Empowers Consumers with Health Care Price Transparency

The Alaska Legislature reached a compromise on the last day of the legislative session to pass a health care price transparency measure originally put forward by Representative Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage).

Governor Walker Issues Administrative Order Addressing Homelessness None 

Governor Walker Issues Administrative Order Addressing Homelessness

Governor Bill Walker signed Administrative Order No 294, strengthening the Alaska Council on the Homeless.

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award Honorees Announced None 

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award Honorees Announced

First Lady Donna Walker congratulated the recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award on May 4.

Governor Signs School Funding Bill into Law None 

Governor Signs School Funding Bill into Law

Governor Bill Walker signed House Bill 287 into law at Harborview Elementary School on May 3 in Juneau, joined by members of the House and Senate – Democrats, Republicans, and Independents.