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Concerns raised on direction of alcohol board

JUNEAU - A former director of the agency that regulates Alaska's liquor industry said interference by the state commerce commissioner's office limited her ability to effectively do her job.
Concern raised with direction of regulatory board

...Control Board in an opinion piece published in the Anchorage Daily News.The board for years fell under the Department of Public Safety. In 2012, lawmakers moved it under the Commerce department, along with other industry regulatory boards...
It's a wrap for Alaska troopers reality show

...for the Alaska State Troopers' reality show.The agency's director, Col. James Cockrell, has let Alaska Department of Public Safety employees know by email that the state has decided not to participate in another season of "Alaska State Troopers...
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JPD braces for busiest two days of the year

...means the fire safety code of the state adopted and administered by the division of fire prevention of the Department of Public Safety;(3) "fireworks" means salable fireworks or dangerous fireworks;(4) "salable fireworks" are 1.4...
Alaska liquor board job posting raises eyebrows

ANCHORAGE - A recent job posting for the director of an agency that regulates Alaska's liquor industry has raised eyebrows.
Head of Alaska alcohol board steps down

ANCHORAGE - The head of the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is resigning after helping move the department under the control of the state's Commerce department instead of Public Safety.
Youth public safety training camp in Sitka

Youth ages 14 to 18 are invited to attend a week-long career-exploration experience at the Department of Public Safety Training Academy from June 9-13 in Sitka. The camp is sponsored by the Alaska State Troopers and the Village...
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee on Monday proposed a $9.1 billion state operating budget, about $1.3 billion less than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year.
Lawmakers mull arming village officers

Committees in both the House and the Senate centered the legislative discussion Tuesday on rural Alaska and the village public safety officers who strive to maintain order out in the bush. The Senate focus centered on SB98. Sponsored by Sen.
State | AK legislature
Agencies say pot law could cost $7M to administer

...would have nine months to prepare for legalization if voters say yes.The report included information from the departments of Public Safety, Environmental Conservation and others, the Anchorage Daily News said Sunday.The cost analysis was presented...
State | AK legislature


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