Happy Friday! As we head into fall, here’s an update on some recent news and events, as well as a few community events and opportunities to look forward to.Read more
With some of the recent reports of crime in Anchorage, the community is concerned about public safety in our neighborhoods. In this newsletter, we have compiled a number of useful resources to keep you informed of public safety incidents, aware of ways to report crime, and involved in achieving better safety outcomes in your area.Read more
The Joint Senate and House Resources Committee heard an update on the Alaska LNG Project. The Walker administration introduced the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation’s (AGDC) new State-owned model that may reduce project cost and the three major North Slope oil producers offered their perspectives on the project.Read more
On Labor Day, we pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. This weekend, we remember the history of the labor movement and celebrate the strength and diversity of our nation’s workers.Read more
Locally-owned businesses build strong communities by keeping dollars in the local economy, creating jobs, and sustaining vibrant neighborhoods. This week, we recognize two successful, growing businesses in our community: Anchorage Yoga and the Moose’s Tooth Pub & Pizzeria!Read more
On Monday, students in the Anchorage School District are headed back to school! With the 2016-2017 school year approaching, it is important to honor our teachers and thank them for their hard work.Read more
As we try to work together to solve our challenges at home, we are saddened by another senseless attack, this time on Thursday evening in Nice, just one week after the attack on police officers in Dallas.
My heart goes out to all whose family and loved ones were killed or injured. Our thoughts are with the people of France and the people of Dallas.
Last week, Governor Walker used his line-item veto to cut $1.29 billion from the state budget. His vetoes include reductions in state spending, oil and gas tax credits, and the 2016 Permanent Fund Dividend.Read more