News & Alerts
- September 15, 2014 • CONSUMER UPDATE
Consumer Update: Changes to the Alaska Landlord Tenant Act
The Alaska Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act has been amended by the Alaska legislature, and the changes to the law go in to effect on September 15, 2014.
- September 15, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
State Seeks to Intervene in Big Thorne Project Lawsuits
Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced the state has filed motions to intervene in three lawsuits where various environmental organizations are seeking to halt the Big Thorne timber project in Southeast Alaska.
- September 12, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Personal Care Attendant Gets Jail Time for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid $20,569
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) successfully prosecuted 59 year old Jong H. Choi for falsely billing Medicaid for personal care attendant (PCA) services when he was not authorized to bill Medicaid.
- September 9, 2014 • CONSUMER ALERT
Attorneys General Urge FCC to Allow Use of Call-Blocking Technologies by Phone Companies
Attorney General Michael Geraghty and 35 other attorneys general today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow phone companies to use call-blocking technologies to better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams.
- August 18, 2014 • PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Campaign to Lower Smoking Among Teens is Working, But Still More to Do
According to the Department of Health and Social Services, 37 percent of Alaska teens smoked cigarettes in 1995. In 2011, that number had decreased to 14 percent.