Serving Alaska’s Communities

Welcome to the Alaska Municipal League, proudly serving Alaska’s 165 cities and boroughs.

Here you have access to up-to-date information about AML programs and services, local government resources and news, as well as policy issues that impact Alaska’s municipalities. AML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization with a purpose to strengthen Alaska’s local governments.

Coronavirus Information for Communities

Serving Alaska’s Communities

Welcome to the Alaska Municipal League, proudly serving Alaska’s 165 cities and boroughs.

Here you have access to up-to-date information about AML programs and services, local government resources and news, as well as policy issues that impact Alaska’s municipalities. AML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization with a purpose to strengthen Alaska’s local governments.

We envision a future of thriving communities led by healthy local governments.
We know that Alaska is stronger when we are working together.

Leaning Local

Read about updates from cities and boroughs – ordinances and resolutions that are making a difference.

Legislation Tracker

One of the primary functions of AML is to advocate for beneficial policy, and against legislation that negatively impacts local governments. 

News

Preparing for FY22 Budget – Vetoes Review

As we prepare for the release of the Governor’s FY22 budget, it is worth reflecting on the last two years of budgets. One way to do this is to review the 240+ vetoes the Governor has made. Keep in mind that these came in three rounds. The first, after the FY20 budget,...

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CARES Act Review through October

Local governments continue to implement a careful distribution of their CARES Act funds, applying fully half of what's been expended so far to economic support and public health needs. There are still three months to go in reporting on these programs.  ...

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Fiscal Policy Working Group

AML's Fiscal Policy Working Group continues to discuss State fiscal policy and the implications for local governments. Municipal leaders will need to be at the table as the Administration and Legislature begin negotiating how to address the State's continuing revenue...

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Tweets

.@AlaskaMunicipal supports increased investment in rural infrastructure & affordability. The current #pandemic highlights the need for more accessible internet + adequate State funding for basic public services & #infrastructure.
READ our resolution 👉🏽https://bit.ly/39MnCBY.

"I want to stress that we are deeply concerned that this strain is more transmissible and can accelerate outbreaks ... We’re sounding the alarm and urging people to realize the pandemic is not over and in no way is it time to throw in the towel"- Dr Butler
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/15/health/covid-cdc-variant.html?fbclid=IwAR0Ll2DeiS-AEwtSpw0pNFGYZlRAndaQYWINmsHZsOtrN9Yyr_99opSBQ6g

"#CARESAct $ has been an incredible buffer against collapse...The majority went out to support businesses & residents but it didn’t make #localgovernments whole." They are still evaluating avenues to best support residents during very trying times. https://bit.ly/3sDWttB

At least 18 million individuals across the United States, including urban, rural and tribal communities, have limited or no access to high-speed broadband infrastructure, according to the Federal Communications Commission.  http://www.newsminer.com/features/our_town/cooperative_extension/pandemic-highlights-need-for-more-accessible-internet/article_2e088796-57c6-11eb-b554-4bbe10fb30df.html#utm_campaign=blox&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

The Overview of the Governor's Budget, the Governor's Budget Reports (Operating, Capital and Supplemental) and the Governor's Subcommittee Books have been posted. http://www.legfin.akleg.gov/index.php #akleg

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