To increase UAA’s capacity to train registered nurses, its College of Health has been awarded $2.1 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds.
Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed state operating budget for fiscal year 2023 would direct a $5 million federal grant to the Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA). The funding would be on top of a recently approved $10.5 million federal grant that Dunleavy designated to the tourism association in September.
The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband recommends a new state office to ensure every household in Alaska has at least 100 megabit-per-second downloads within five years.
Permanent Fund Division estimates nearly 600,000 Alaskans will receive payment on July 1.
Governor Mike Dunleavy submitted a revised plan for the equitable distribution of the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.
Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 308 and Senate Bill 74—two major pieces of legislation providing for expanded unemployment benefits in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and doubling minimum internet speeds at Alaska’s schools.
Governor Mike Dunleavy joined Mike Barnhill, acting commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue, and Dr. Michael Johnson, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, at the first drawing of the PFD Education Raffle at Harborview Elementary School.
The Dunleavy administration announced a successful fall auction of residential, recreational, and agricultural land generating nearly half a million dollars in bids, according to Corri Feige, commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.
Governor Michael Dunleavy and Dr. Tamika Ledbetter, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, announced a recurring two-year grant of $1.65 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development for new programs to prevent and treat youth homelessness across rural Alaska.
Governor Michael Dunleavy signed Senate Bill 16 which expands license types under Title 4 of the state’s alcohol license laws. This bill allows alcohol service in areas that had previously operated under a recreational site license before the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board denied licenses they deemed to be operating contrary to state law.