News & Announcements

Press Releases for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Discussing Byron Mallott’s journey

Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott was featured in an episode of KTVA's Frontiers with Rhonda McBride. Full Story »

Lt. Gov. testifies in support of King Cove

During a congressional hearing today, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott underscored the Walker-Mallott Administration’s support of a road that could connect the isolated village of King Cove to the nearby community of Cold Bay and provide emergency medical transportation for the residents. Full Story »

Lt. Gov. Testimony Before U.S. Senate Energy

Chairwoman Murkowski, Ranking Member Cantwell and members of the committee, thank you for inviting me to testify today on the critically important issue of connecting the Alaska community of King Cove to the nearby community of Cold Bay, so that residents of King Cove may access necessary medical care. Full Story »

PFD Voter Registration Petition Filed

Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke announced that signature petitions for an initiative related to the permanent fund dividend application and the registration of voters were properly filed, allowing the initiative to proceed to the ballot. Full Story »

New Year Sees Changes for Elections Division

Hundreds of Alaskans are taking advantage of a new online voter registration available through the Alaska Division of Elections. Full Story »

Alaska Officials to Attend Meetings in Yukon

Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Byron Mallott and Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten will be in Whitehorse to attend the Yukon River Panel Restoration & Enhancement Fund Committee Meetings. Full Story »

Lt. Governor's AFN Convention Remarks

October 16, 2015 ANCHORAGE — Lt. Governor Mallott addressed delegates and attendees during the opening session of the 2015 annual AFN convention in Anchorage. Full Story »

Decision Reached in Language Assistance Case

Alaska state officials and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) today jointly announced a settlement of a historic Voting Rights case relating to language assistance for voters with limited proficiency in English. Full Story »

Lt. Gov.'s Glacier Conference Remarks

August 31, 2015 Lt. Governor Mallott's remarks at the Glacier Conference 2015. Various government officials were in attendance including Secretary of State, John Kerry. Conference held at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage Alaska. Full Story »

Gov. and Lt. Gov. Applaud Naming of Denali

Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott applauded today’s announcement from the Department of Interior and the White House to officially change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali. Full Story »

Alaska and BC Discuss Transboundary Waters

For the first time in more than twenty years, government officials with the State of Alaska and British Columbia spent this week meeting face-to-face with Alaska tribes, Southeast municipalities, fishermen, legislators, mining industry and environmental organization representatives to build relationships and discuss the long-term protection of transboundary waters, principally the Taku, Stikine and Unuk watersheds. Full Story »

Lt. Gov. Addresses NPFMC at Sitka Meeting

Lt. Governor Mallott addressed North Pacific Fisheries Management Council at June Meeting in Sitka, June 3, 2015. Full Story »