University of Alaska Responds to Proposed Budget Cuts

University of Alaska Responds to Proposed Budget Cuts

Calling Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s $134 million reduction to the University of Alaska’s FY20 operating budget extreme, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen said that he would have no choice but to propose to the Board of Regents deep cuts for every UA campus including community campuses, major reductions to faculty and staff, and reduction and elimination of educational programs and services across the state.

Murkowski: Energy, Mineral Security Crucial for Robust Economy

Murkowski: Energy, Mineral Security Crucial for Robust Economy

US Senator Lisa Murkowski chaired the Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s first hearing of the 116th Congress, to examine the outlook for energy and minerals markets. The hearing featured witnesses from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), ClearView Energy Partners, the R Street Institute, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, and Benchmark Mineral Intelligence.