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Homeland Security official ponders cost

ANCHORAGE - The head of Alaska's new Office of Homeland Security says one big question remains when it comes to protecting the state's infrastructure against terrorists: Who's going to pay...
Juneau to host homeland security conference

...director of the state Office of Homeland Security. The conference is scheduled...hackers, Burgess said. The Office of Homeland Security, a division of the state...Burgess said. He said the Office of Homeland Security also is pushing grant money...
Knowles launches bid to counter terrorism

...wants to spend about $100 million to beef up defenses against potential terrorism attacks and to set up a state Office of Homeland Security. Knowles laid out his five-part plan at a meeting in Anchorage on Monday, saying the extra money is needed...
My Turn: Are there enough brave lawmakers?

...budget to restore service to the 1999- 2000 level, plus money for fast ferries. He plans a $100 million Office of Homeland Security, requiring an additional $54 million in state funds. He needs an $115 million boost in the state operating...
Little state money approved for anti-terrorism initiatives

...said among items left unfunded were: A state office of homeland security within the Department of Military and Veterans...said. He said other requests, such as a state Office of Homeland Security, seemed redundant. "We already had the emergency...
Knowles creates anti-terrorism task force

...Drew Dix, deputy commissioner for the state's Office of Homeland Security. The panel also will attempt to identify the...attacks, Dix said. Knowles created the state's Office of Homeland Security by executive order after the Legislature turned...
One month later

...hijacked plane crashed in his state, killing all 44 on board. On Tuesday, he went to work as director of the new Office of Homeland Security responsible for coordinating civil defense and terror response among a host of agencies. And in Bloomington...
State takes stock of antibiotic supplies

...noting he will ask legislative leaders for extra money to fund anti-terrorism measures, including a new office of homeland security to oversee state efforts. "As we take a look at the whole bio-chemical aspect of terrorism, that's not...
Around the State Knowles' $100 million homeland defense plan. The governor's initiative calls for creating an Alaska Office of Homeland Security to coordinate state efforts with federal and local agencies. When Knowles announced the plan this month, he...
Feds give state $455,000 to fight terrorism

...Corps and $50,000 to the Alaska Emergency Operations Center. Drew Dix, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Office of Homeland Security, said the amount of the grant, while small, can be used to boost volunteer efforts to respond to terrorism...


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