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DOC Reverses Course, Cancels Plan to Send Prisoners Out-of-state

DOC Reverses Course, Cancels Plan to Send Prisoners Out-of-state

  Rep. Fields: ‘This outcome saves money and will help make Alaska safe’ JUNEAU – Thursday, Department of Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom informed the House State Affairs Committee that the state is canceling a plan to spend millions of dollars to send nearly 500 prisoners to Outside, private…

Jobs Up 0.6 Percent in December From Prior Year; Unemployment Rate Remains at 6.1 Percent

Jobs Up 0.6 Percent in December From Prior Year; Unemployment Rate Remains at 6.1 Percent

  JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.6 percent in December, or 1,900 jobs, from December 2018. December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Alaska and the U.S. remained the same as the month before, at 6.1 percent and 3.5 percent. Leisure and hospitality gained the…

Salmon Beyond Borders, Alaskans: We’re Watching, Governor Dunleavy

Salmon Beyond Borders, Alaskans: We’re Watching, Governor Dunleavy

  JUNEAU—It was with interest that Salmon Beyond Borders learned Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy is in Vancouver for the Association for Mineral Exploration conference this week to tout Alaska mining, and that British Columbia’s transboundary mining will be a topic of discussion for Alaska Department of Fish and Game…

Alaska Attorney General Warns of Social Security Scam

Alaska Attorney General Warns of Social Security Scam

  Alaska Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson warns of a telephone scam affecting Alaskans, with callers pretending to…

DOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2020 Summer Ferry Schedule

DOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2020 Summer Ferry Schedule

  (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule…

Murkowski Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Murkowski Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) shared…

New Wage Disclosure Legislation Would Strengthen Alaska’s Hiring Process

New Wage Disclosure Legislation Would Strengthen Alaska’s Hiring Process

  Rep. Tarr’s wage disclosure bill is good for employers, employees, and business JUNEAU – Rep. Geran Tarr…

Draft AMHS Economic Reshaping Report Released

Draft AMHS Economic Reshaping Report Released

  (JUNEAU, Alaska) – Wednesday, the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) released the draft Alaska Marine…

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