As federal agencies are beginning to lay off employees and close offices in Alaska, the long-term unemployed in Alaska are about to see a reduction in their unemployment benefits.
The state of Alaska doesn’t plan to seek costs in a lawsuit brought against Sarah Palin.
Say so long to summer drivers riding the ferry for free, winter roundtrip discounts and printed schedules. The changes are some of the ways the Alaska Marine Highway plans to address a $3.5-million spending cut mandated by the Legislature.
The Department of Administration is putting out feelers for office space for DOT headquarters in Juneau.
The lease for the Department of Transportation and Public … more
The Juneau Assembly has ratified terms of a new three-year contract agreement between the city and firefighters.
Members of the International Association of Firefighters, Local … more
Ice on the Kuskokwim River is thawing a bit slower than usual, delaying efforts to monitor breakup activity.
State emergency management specialist Karl Edwards says … more
Juneau parking violators will soon get a “notice of violation” and those who want to appeal will appear before a city hearing officer, not a … more
Starting next week thousands of Alaskans will see their weekly unemployment insurance benefits shrink due to federal sequestration budget cuts.
The plan lays out three arcing “lines of interest” – to advance U.S. security, pursue responsible Arctic stewardship and to strengthen international cooperation.