The State of Alaska Division of Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development, released the first in a series of reports examining several emerging economic sectors in Alaska. The report focuses on Alaska’s promising boat and ship building sector.
With recent court closures, adding elected officials to this list provides Alaskans an easily accessible marriage option to perform the ceremony without having to go through the time-consuming process of arranging for a marriage commissioner appointment.
The bill passed the house by a vote of 36-0... SB 6 was carried on the House floor by Rep. Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage).
Following a regulatory change that goes into effect today, Alaska employers are no longer allowed to pay less than minimum wage to workers who experience disabilities. In repealing 8 AAC 15.120, Alaska joins New Hampshire and Maryland as the first states in the nation to eliminate payment of subminimum wages for persons with disabilities.
GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, announced today that Jim Steele has been hired as director of GCI Government, within GCI’s Government, Healthcare & Education team.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed an agreement with the Alaska Native King Cove Native Corp., which is made up of tribal members from the local Agdaagux and Belkofski tribes, to build a life-saving road between the Native village and the nearby all-weather airport in Cold Bay.
As a new recruiter working remote Alaskan villages scattered across an area larger than many U.S. states, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman was on a path to defeat.
Governor Bill Walker, in his fourth State of the State Address, called on lawmakers to enable Alaska to control its own destiny by resolving our fiscal challenges during the legislative session that is now under way.
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.