The Alaska Travel Industry Association is urging all Alaskans to take precautions against the spread of COVID-19 to ensure everyone’s safety while allowing tourism businesses to keep their doors open.
The Small Business Award recognizes SAME sustaining member firms that “achieve outstanding results in support of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, and Navy, as well as company support for the professional development of its employees through participation in SAME education and activities.”
Practicing individual artists can now apply for COVID-19 economic relief funding through the city, and eligibility criteria has been expanded to accommodate some hospitality businesses that were excluded from round one funding of the Hospitality Business Relief Grant Program.
An additional $11.3 is slated for improving broadband services in rural Alaska as part of the ReConnect program.
Anchorage: Wear a Mask, Socially Distance, and Wash Your Hands or a Second Hunker Down Is on the Horizon
Acting Anchorage Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson is modifying two emergency orders to strengthen mask mandates and place more stringent guidelines on indoor gatherings and events in the hope that—in the near future—even more strict restrictions will be unnecessary.
“This is the second year in a row that we are seeing significant savings in Workers’ Compensation system costs which will continue to benefit businesses across Alaska with reduced insurance premiums,” says Dr. Tamika Ledbetter, Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner.