Approximately $530 million of federal funds has been approved for fishermen and the US seafood industry, including fishermen and processors in Alaska, which have been impacted by retaliatory tariffs from foreign governments.
The Alaska Supreme Court has struck down legislation (HB331) that authorized subject-to-appropriation bonds to pay outstanding cashable oil and gas tax credits that were issued during a tax credit program that ended in 2017.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Alaska District Office announced Steve Brown as its new District Director. As the leader of the SBA Alaska District, Brown oversees the delivery of all SBA programs and services in Alaska.
The Makushin Geothermal Project would accommodate all of Unalaska’s current and known potential customer base while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy security, and helping diversify the local economy.
In the months leading up to the Census, government officials, advertising agencies, and tribal leaders worked together to create public outreach campaigns to encourage Alaska Native participation and ensure Alaska’s communities receive their fair share of federal funding.
The Municipality of Anchorage has opened a second round of CARES Act dollars for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.