Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media
Samaritan's Purse CEO Franklin Graham helped set the tone for Gov. Dunleavy's day of prayer and hope.
The bottleneck is becoming evident just as the PPP opens to a wider swath of the population: Self-employed Americans and independent contractors are allowed to turn in their applications starting April 10, assuming they can find a lender willing to accept them.
Many Alaska businesses on the edge of survival are looking to the new Paycheck Protection Program for a life line. A lot is in flux, but here are five things to know.
ADN cut pay for salaried employees by 20% and cut full-time hourly workers to a 32-hour week
Alaska so far has the lowest Census response rate of any state. The coronavirus changed the plan, but Alaskans can still get counted.
Congress has now passed three coronavirus response bills that President Trump has signed, each bigger than the last. The largest and most far-reaching is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief...
The Small Business Administration will provide $10,000 "loan advances" to companies hurt by the coronavirus. But you don’t have to be a traditional company, and you don't have to pay it back.
Why Alaska’s Rep. Don Young opposed ‘socialist’ coronavirus aid bill but would likely vote for it now
Alaska Congressman Don Young has only praise for the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. But less than three weeks ago, he derided a much smaller relief package, saying it was stuffed with "socialist" ideas.
Alaska reported five new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 119, Governor Mike Dunleavy said at an evening press briefing.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday night passed stimulus and coronavirus relief bill. The House is likely to pass it Friday and President Trump says he’ll sign it into law. Here are some of the provisions that could help the 49th state.
State workers are worried about their exposure, and one union is suing the state.
Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan support a major stimulus bill but were critical of President Obama's stimulus bill during the Great Recession.
Three samples — from people in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Ketchikan — tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, doubling the number of confirmed Alaska cases.
The drive-through is intended for people who have symptoms of infection and have a referral from a provider. It was announced at a presentation on Monday by municipal leaders and medical authorities.
The Anchorage Assembly will meet Thursday in a special session to consider new rules for governing Alaska’s largest city during a coronavirus outbreak.
Older Alaskans, those over 60, are most at risk and should take measures to protect themselves, state health officials say
It’s just a matter of time before Alaska confirms a case of coronavirus, state epidemiologist Joseph McLaughlin said Tuesday, speaking on Alaska Public Media’s “Talk of Alaska.”
One subset of Alaskans is particularly at risk from the coronavirus: the elderly. Alaska facilities that serve senior citizens likely have tough choices ahead.