JUNEAU – Gov. Mike Dunleavy today withdrew Executive Order 119 from consideration, formally setting aside his proposal to reorganize the Department of Health and Social Services.
JUNEAU – The House Health and Social Services Committee today passed a resolution that would reject the governor’s Executive Order 119, which proposes splitting the Department of Health and Social Services into two distinct agencies.
JUNEAU – Former House Speaker Michael Bradner died today in Anchorage.
Between the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and the State’s budget challenges, we have quite a hill to climb for the work ahead.
JUNEAU – Governor Michael J. Dunleavy recently announced that he will deliver his State of the State speech virtually on Thursday at 7 p.m. rather than participating in a joint session of the Legislature.
ANCHORAGE – The State of Alaska is experiencing incredibly high rates of COVID-19 transmission, with daily records for new cases set multiple times last week and the availability of adult ICU beds now dangerously low.
ANCHORAGE – As Alaska’s daily case totals for COVID-19 continue to break records across the state, a broad cross-section of healthcare experts are voicing concern that the coming weeks and months could strain the state’s healthcare system and test the resolve of Alaskans unless mitigating steps are taken now.
‘We cannot dismiss the fact that this election cycle has been plagued with mishaps and confusion’ ANCHORAGE – Lawmakers who represent rural communities in the
SITKA- Today, five members of the Alaska Legislature’s Bush Caucus sent a letter to Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Vincent-Lang requesting his advocacy for the reduction of halibut bycatch caps at next month’s North Pacific Fishery Management Council.