News & Alerts

  • February 16, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Attorney General Applauds Repeal of Restrictive Mining Rules
    (Anchorage, AK) – Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth applauds Congress for passing a resolution that disapproved of the Stream Protection Rule, recently issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). She and Commissioner Andy Mack, Department of Natural Resources are pleased that President Trump signed the resolution today.
  • January 18, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Judge Releases Grand Jury Recommendations on OCS Request
    (Anchorage, AK) – In September of 2016, the Department of Law received a request to convene a grand jury to conduct an investigation of the Office of Children’s Services in the Department of Health and Social Services (OCS) to determine if OCS was complying with its statutory duties. The request was made pursuant to article I, section 8 of the Alaska Constitution, which allows a grand jury to...
  • January 18, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Alaska Joins FTC and Other States in Settlement Against Pharmaceutical Company
    (Anchorage, AK) – The State of Alaska joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the states of Texas, Washington, New York and Maryland in a $100 million settlement with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The FTC will receive $90 million, and the states will receive the remainder consistent with the settlement terms.
  • January 17, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Two Kodiak Men Sentenced for 2015 Burglary Spree
    (Kodiak, AK) – On Thursday January 17, 2017 Kodiak Superior Court Judge Steve Cole sentenced 21 year old Shay Monkiewicz and 19 year old Justin Isadore to 18 months in jail and 5 years of probation following their convictions for burglarizing at least 10 residences in Kodiak between August and December, 2015.