While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
Some communities may decide to loosen restrictions more slowly.
At 5 p.m., Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy will hold his latest COVID-19 news conference. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink will be joining him. Watch live here on ktoo.org, or on 360 North TV.
But, the Division of Elections reports difficulty in recruiting election workers.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly held a regular meeting on May 11, 2020.
Joining the briefing was Dr. Alexander Eastman, senior medical officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who will tour Alaska to assess the state’s COVID-19 preparedness.
Dunleavy administration to talk about federal CARES Act funding, reopening the state’s economy and the latest number of COVID-19 cases.
A statement from the Department of Treasury says amounts calculated for Alaska Native regional and village corporations under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be held back while a lawsuit is decided.
Alaska bars will be able to reopen on Friday, and other state businesses will be able to expand the number of customers they have on Friday morning, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced on Wednesday.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy held his latest COVID-19 news conference on Monday. Members of the governor’s cabinet joined him to discuss how they plan to use CARES Act funds.