Alaska Governor News News and information from the Office of the Alaska Governor en-us Wed, 01 Apr 15 02:39:13 -0800 Thu, 26 Mar 15 14:14:08 -0800 -- ( (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 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 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 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 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 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 Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 12 Mar 15 14:41:01 -0800 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7096