Governor Bill Walker announced today that he has appointed Craig Richards to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees.
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).
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.
The office of Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka) is pleased to announce that Reid Magdanz, a legislative staffer with the office, has been selected as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar.
Department of Revenue (DOR) Commissioner Sheldon Fisher released the Fall 2017 Revenue Sources Book today. The Revenue Sources Book includes the Department’s final fall forecast of oil price, oil production, and state revenue.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski praised the Senate’s passage of her legislation, the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017, which provides a land transfer of 19.07 acres in Sitka.