Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau
agutierrez (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.209.1799 | About Alexandra

State Makes Offer On Interior Utility

The State of Alaska plans to purchase Fairbanks Natural Gas, a utility that serves the Interior, for $52.5 million.

With Greater Numbers, Democrats Hope For More Leverage Over Medicaid Expansion

With the last election, the House Minority caucus grew from ten to 13, making support from at least some of their members necessary if the Legislature wants to tap the state's budget reserves. Download Audio

Invoices, Invitations, Litigation, and Even Secession: Walker Says All Responses Possible To Arctic Drilling Decision

The decision to block drilling in a good chunk of the Arctic angered Gov. Bill Walker so much that he did not even rule out secession when asked about it at a press conference. Download Audio

With New Regents, Walker Alters Geographic Makeup of University Board

With four members, Fairbanks now has the most representation on the 11-person board. A spokesperson for the governor says the governor desired “more regional representation.”

Fish Commissioner Names New Habitat Director

Biologist Tony DeGange takes over the position at a time when the division is reconsidering its habitat management process. Download Audio

Walker Outlines Plans For Budget Cuts

With Alaska facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, Gov. Bill Walker is proposing 5 percent cuts to agency funding. Download Audio

Walker Names National Guard Special Investigator

Gov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his federal investigator into the Alaska National Guard. Patricia Collins, a former Superior Court judge for Juneau, will conduct the investigation into the Alaska National Guard. Download Audio