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Hearing Schedule: Bristol Bay Initiative

August 21, 2014, Anchorage, AK Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell announced the schedule for eight hearings on an initiative to provide for protection of Bristol Bay wild salmon and waters within or flowing into the designated Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve. The initiative will appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as Ballot Measure 4. Full Story »

Hearing Schedule: Minimum Wage

August 21, 2014, Anchorage, AK Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell announced the schedule for eight hearings on an initiative to increase the Alaska minimum wage to $8.75 per hour effective January 1, 2015, $9.75 per hour effective January 1, 2016, and thereafter adjusted annually for inflation. The initiative will appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as Ballot Measure 3. Full Story »

Hearing Schedule: Marijuana Initiative

August 21, 2014, Anchorage, AK Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell announced the schedule for eight hearings on an initiative to tax and regulate the production, sale, and use of marijuana. The initiative will appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as Ballot Measure 2. Full Story »

Lt. Gov. Urges Alaskans to Join Arctic Forum

August 13, 2014, Anchorage, AK Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell met with Arctic officials from the U.S. Department of State to discuss priorities for the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council today, and urges fellow Alaskans to do the same during a public forum held in downtown Anchorage tomorrow. Full Story »

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