Dan Ortiz

District 1


House passes bill extending public health emergency to November

JUNEAU – The House of Representatives passed a bill extending Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s public health disaster emergency declaration until this fall. The measure also ensures essential services will continue even if the COVID-19 outbreak takes a significant toll on Alaska.

State and Federal Resources to Address Covid-19

As we Alaskans face the days ahead with the uncertainties of Covid-19, the only thing we can control is how we respond. I, like all of you, have been paying attention to the guidelines published by our country and state’s health leaders.

House State Affairs Committee hears from experts on COVID-19

JUNEAU – As COVID-19 begins to take hold in Alaska, the House State Affairs Committee heard testimony yesterday from experts on the spread of infectious diseases to help guide legislators on the policies needed to keep Alaskans safe.