Without significant fixes to the state-run relief program, Alaska could find itself returning as much as $200 million to the feds while Alaska businesses are left out in the cold.
The state agency responsible for workplace safety across Alaska was not consulted about reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The state needs to step up, says one legislator.
The list has been pared down to three businesses since last week.
Anchorage, rather than germ-shaming businesses to assist with contact tracing, you could use technology for a better outcome.
AG Clarkson’s memo is “inaccurate legal advice” that “sows confusion” and “puts State of Alaska employees in legal jeopardy,” wrote Anchorage Municipal Attorney Kate Vogel.
The daily press alerts fill in the details behind the day’s COVID-19 case count but the state says cutting them to three per week “will be more sustainable over the long term as the pandemic continues.”
Hitting herd immunity would require more than a half-million Alaskans being exposed to COVID-19.
They’re hoping to avoid another hunker down.
It’s better than nothing.