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Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month

WHEREAS, Alaskans are committed to overseeing and maintaining the safety and economic value of the homes, buildings, and infrastructure that serve our citizens in everyday life and in times of natural disaster; and WHEREAS, our confidence in the resilience of these...

Aviation Appreciation Month

Aviation Appreciation Month

WHEREAS, aviation is an essential part of the Alaskan way of life. Eighty-two percent of Alaska’s communities are inaccessible by road and rely heavily on aviation to provide access for commerce, transportation, emergency medical services, shipment of essential...

Governor Dunleavy Calls Upon Legislature to Prioritize PFD, Savings and People First Initiative Bills

Governor Dunleavy Calls Upon Legislature to Prioritize PFD, Savings and People First Initiative Bills

Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy asked the Legislature to prioritize a fair Permanent Fund Dividend amount, to place surplus into State savings, and to take action on the People First Initiative bills introduced earlier this session. "I ask the Legislature to...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

WHEREAS, on April 28, 2022 the State of Israel and Jewish people around the world will commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. WHEREAS, we must never forget the horrific events of the Holocaust and must teach them to our children and never forget the...

Denim Day

Denim Day

WHEREAS, Denim Day was created in April 1999, as a symbol of protest in response to an Italian high court decision to overturn a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight denim pants; and WHEREAS, Denim Day is intended to draw attention to the fact that...

Flood Preparedness Week

Flood Preparedness Week

WHEREAS, Spring in Alaska brings the potential for devastating floods caused by ice jams in rivers, coastal storm surging, high precipitation, and rapid thawing of winter snow and ice threatening lives, property, and community economies along major waterways; and...

The Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child

WHEREAS, children are our most precious resource. The early years of a child’s life are vital in shaping their learning and development; and WHEREAS, a bright future for Alaska depends on the quality of early childhood experiences provided to our children today. A...

Second Chance Month

Second Chance Month

WHEREAS, every person is endowed with human dignity and value. Those who have fallen should have the opportunity to become contributing members of our great nation; and WHEREAS, reentering society after incarceration can be a daunting and difficult transition and...

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