Government Cutbacks

Government of Alaska Faces Shutdown Amid Budget Delays

Judges or Auctioneer Gavel And Money On The Wooden Table

Bill Walker Urges Legislators to Compromise on State Budget Governor Bill Walker is urging Alaska’s legislators to compromise on their budget proposals in order to avoid a government shutdown. The state has warned thousands of its employees about potential layoffs if the legislature fails to finalize Alaska’s budget by July 1.