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Decision Reached in Language Assistance Case

Alaska state officials and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) today jointly announced a settlement of a historic Voting Rights case relating to language assistance for voters with limited proficiency in English. Full Story »

Lt. Gov.'s Glacier Conference Remarks

August 31, 2015 Lt. Governor Mallott's remarks at the Glacier Conference 2015. Various government officials were in attendance including Secretary of State, John Kerry. Conference held at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage Alaska. Full Story »

Gov. and Lt. Gov. Applaud Naming of Denali

Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott applauded today’s announcement from the Department of Interior and the White House to officially change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali. Full Story »

Alaska and BC Discuss Transboundary Waters

For the first time in more than twenty years, government officials with the State of Alaska and British Columbia spent this week meeting face-to-face with Alaska tribes, Southeast municipalities, fishermen, legislators, mining industry and environmental organization representatives to build relationships and discuss the long-term protection of transboundary waters, principally the Taku, Stikine and Unuk watersheds. Full Story »