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Sullivan Lauds Committee Passage of BUILD Act None 

Sullivan Lauds Committee Passage of BUILD Act

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, thanked his colleagues for passing S. 822, the Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development (BUILD) Act of 2017, out of committee today. The BUILD Act includes an amendment, co-sponsored by Senator Sullivan, that would protect Alaska Native Villages and Corporations from liability for the clean-up of contaminated lands conveyed to them under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).

Governor Walker Donates Portion of Salary to Support Safer Alaska Opioid Response Effort None 

Governor Walker Donates Portion of Salary to Support Safer Alaska Opioid Response Effort

As a part of continuing work to build a Safer Alaska, Governor Bill Walker on Sunday donated $11,000 of his salary to support the Wasilla Police Department’s fundraiser for a new drug detection K9. In April, the department’s only drug detection K9, Marshal, was euthanized after a veterinarian found inoperable, cancerous masses in his abdomen.

Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska, conducts change of command ceremony None 

Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska, conducts change of command ceremony

Capt. Jeffrey Westling transferred command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak to Capt. Jeffrey Good during a change of command ceremony at Base Kodiak, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Cutter Maple begins historic voyage through Northwest Passage None 
Sen. Wilson Commends Effort to Lower Alaskans’ Health Care Costs None 
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Alaska to Receive $332 Million in Federal Funds to Lower Health Insurance Premiums None 
Sullivan Applauds State Innovation Waiver for Alaska None 

Sullivan Applauds State Innovation Waiver for Alaska

State forestry firefighting crews head south to Lower 48 None 

State forestry firefighting crews head south to Lower 48

Governor Walker’s Statement on Missile Defense System Test None