As governor, I enjoy shaking a lot of hands. But one handshake in particular stuck with me.
At the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last... Read more
Thousands of Alaskan families likely breathed a sigh of relief May 31 when the legislature passed its budget to avoid a government shutdown less than... Read more
By now, most of you know we have a budget challenge: Over the past two years, Alaska’s oil revenue has plummeted by 88 percent, mainly... Read more
As most Alaskans know, a sharp drop in the price of oil over the last year-and-a-half blew a gaping hole in the state’s budget. This... Read more
This was an historic week for Alaska. Thanks to our state legislators, we took a significant step toward controlling our own destiny.
The legislature held... Read more
I was not quite a teenager when I had my first interaction with the federal government.
In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for... Read more