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Arctic Security Should be National Priority

April 16, 2014, Fairbanks, AK – Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell delivered the keynote address yesterday at the Arctic Collaborative Workshop in Fairbanks. Full Story »

Obama’s Policies a Threat to Aleutian Islands

March 7, 2014, Anchorage, AK – Speaking today to the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference (SWAMC), Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell said President Obama’s delay on approving the Keystone Pipeline could ultimately threaten Alaska’s Aleutian Islands with greater oil spill risk. Full Story »

Resolution on Alaska’s 150th Anniversary

February 26, 2014, Juneau, AK – Alaska will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Alaska Purchase in 2017. Full Story »

Marijuana, Minimum Wage Initiatives Certified

February 26, 2014, Juneau, AK – Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell announced the certification of the citizen initiatives 13PSUM, “An Act to tax and regulate the production, sale, and use of marijuana”; and 13MINW, “An Act increasing the Alaska minimum wage to $8.75 per hour effective January 1, 2015, $9.75 per hour effective January 1, 2016, and thereafter adjusted annually for inflation.” Full Story »

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