The Legislature Passed A Budget

This weekend, the Legislature passed a budget. Because of Covid-19 concerns and safety, we knew we had to act quickly.

The budget is relatively flat funded from last year. We continued to make some cuts, but we also fought to protect vital services, such as education and our ferries. Below is a breakdown of some of the biggest results of the budget:

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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.

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COVID-19 Update

Last week, Alaska had its first case of the Coronavirus: a cargo pilot traveling through Anchorage. With the amount of travel that Alaskans have done over the last month, it is likely that there are more untested and unverified cases already here.

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