Alaska’s government agencies work closely with and for the business community. Federal, state, and local government provides jobs to thousands of Alaskans and is one of the state’s largest employment sectors. Government plays a vital role in commerce providing both resources and necessary oversight. Alaska Business brings reads current news on the state’s government officials, policies, and contracts.
Latest Government News
Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the appointment of Mark Corsentino as the new General Manager (GM) of the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU). Mark will replace Brett Jokela, who is retiring after serving as AWWU’s GM for six years.read more
GCI customers who work for the federal government and are affected by the partial shutdown can now set up payment plans for GCI services for the duration of the event.read more
JUNEAU—Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy announced key changes and appointments to the seven-member board of directors governing the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). Governor Dunleavy named Department of Labor Commissioner Tamika Ledbetter and...read more
Every summer, scores of tourists and fishermen flock to the Kenai Peninsula, home to world-class salmon fisheries, spectacular scenery, and abundant wildlife.read more
A recent House Resources committee hearing on the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project served as a reminder of how prevalent a role outside environmental groups play in Alaska politics, particularly when it comes to mining projects.read more
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Fiscal year 2017 marked another year of growth for Alaska’s Native Regional Corporations, which brought in billions of dollars to the state and employ tens of thousands of Alaskans.
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In This Issue
Junior Achievement Turns 100
Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.