Alaska Governor News News and information from the Office of the Alaska Governor en-us Mon, 02 Mar 15 18:11:02 -0900 Fri, 27 Feb 15 16:51:44 -0900 -- (Benjamin Shier) (Peter Torkelson) Remarks: Governor Wraps Up D.C. Trip Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7089 Thanks very much for being here today. We are on our way to Fairbanks from Washington, D.C. We’ve been there for the last four days at the National Governors’ Association Conference, as well as the Western Governors’ Association and we joined the Governors’ OCS on the off shores issues as well. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 24 Feb 15 16:44:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7089 Legislation Creates Marijuana Control Board Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7085 Governor Bill Walker yesterday introduced legislation to create a Marijuana Control Board in Alaska. If passed, the bill would implement voters’ intent to regulate marijuana similar to alcohol, while protecting the health and safety of all Alaskans. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 24 Feb 15 12:44:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7085 PSA - Marijuana Use in Alaska Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7084 Beginning Tuesday, February 24, 2015, people age 21 and over can legally possess, outside of their homes, up to an ounce of marijuana and can grow up to six plants in their home (with up to three being mature, flowering plants). Adults may also give up to an ounce of marijuana and up to six plants to another adult. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Tue, 24 Feb 15 12:16:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7084 Governor Meets with General Odierno in D.C. Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7083 Governor Bill Walker and Alaska National Guard Adjutant General Laurie Hummel met at 7:30 a.m. today with General Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, at the Pentagon, to discuss the important presence of the brigades, soldiers and their families in Alaska. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Mon, 23 Feb 15 10:50:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7083 Governor Walker Appoints AGDC Board Members Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7082 Governor Bill Walker today appointed three new members to the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation’s Board of Directors. Governor Walker also detailed his plans to upsize and increase the volume of the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP), as well as continue development of the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (AK LNG) project. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Thu, 19 Feb 15 14:48:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7082 Governor Submits Amendments to FY 2016 Budget Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7081 Governor Bill Walker today submitted four major changes, adding $350,000 to his fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 - June 31, 2016) budget. (Governor Bill Walker) Press Release Alaska Governor News Wed, 18 Feb 15 12:40:01 -0900 Walker/press-room/full-press-release.html?pr=7081