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 current news on the state’s government officials, policies, and contracts.
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Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.7 percent in May.
A special agricultural land auction is added to the state’s standard annual sale of undeveloped tracts, in hopes of starting a new farming boom in the Interior.
The governor met with Japanese companies, utilities, and government ministries about procuring Alaska’s natural gas and possible future fuels.
As part of a divestiture program that began in 2013, the Alaska Army National Guard has and continues to give away dozens of buildings across the state that are no longer needed.
Governor Mike Dunleavy asked if, in the next decade, he’ll be leading his grandchildren through a “Museum of What Was,” reminiscing about farms and gasoline-powered cars.
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