Alaska Governor News News and information from the Office of the Alaska Governor http://gov.alaska.gov en-us Wed, 01 Apr 15 02:39:13 -0800 Thu, 26 Mar 15 14:14:08 -0800 -- stephen.mattson@alaska.gov (stephen.mattson@alaska.gov) peter@advanced-design.com (Peter Torkelson) Flags Lowered for Earthquake Remembrance Day Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7109 Governor Bill Walker this week proclaimed Friday, March 27th, 2015 as “1964 Alaskan Earthquake Remembrance Day,” and ordered all state flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor those lives lost on that tragic day. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 26 Mar 15 14:07:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7109 Crime Policy and Prevention Advisor Appointed Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7108 Governor Bill Walker announced today the appointment of Amanda Price as a special advisor for crime policy and prevention. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 24 Mar 15 09:28:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7108 Governor Walker Opens Mat-Su Regional Office Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7107 In alignment with his goals to facilitate a more accessible government, Governor Bill Walker today announced the opening of his Matanuska Susitna regional office. The purpose of the office is to provide Mat-Su residents with better access to the Governor’s Office, and build stronger relationships with residents, officials and organizations in the region. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 23 Mar 15 14:03:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7107 Gov Directs Review of Websecurity Procedures Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7100 Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, the largest health care insurer in Alaska, announced a nationwide cybersecurity breach affecting 11 million people, including 700,000 Alaskans. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 19 Mar 15 11:30:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7100 Governor Walker Introduces Medicaid Bill Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7098 Governor Bill Walker today transmitted legislation to provide health care coverage to up to 42,000 low-income Alaskans, reform Medicaid, and bring more money into the state. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 17 Mar 15 13:55:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7098 Remarks: Governor Responses to HB 132 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7096 Thank you for being here on relatively short notice. I’m calling this to comment on a piece of legislation that has been submitted. governor@alaska.gov (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 12 Mar 15 14:41:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7096