For months now, conservatives were dismissed for speculating that COVID shots could be mandated on federal, state and local levels. It turns out those fears were well founded. Today, the Department of Defense said it will require all active-duty military to
In what is now a growing trend among leading Alaska Native corporations and health entities, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) has imposed a COVID vaccine mandate on all of its 3,000-plus employees. The mandate is the latest in a string of
The Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to change its elections code by removing the requirement that mail-in ballots include a witness verification signature to ensure the legal identity of absentee voters. No one from the public testified on the measure
One of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the country has threatened to terminate employees if they decline to get the experimental COVID-19 shots. Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) issued a warning to employees
As more and more companies, including several in Alaska, require employees to receive the experimental COVID-19 shots, they may be subject to legal action. New guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) indicates that employers who
Governor Mike Dunleavy spent an extended amount of time during his Sept. 15 online town hall emphasizing that he does not plan to force Alaskans to take a COVID-19 vaccination if one is developed. “I have no intention of mandating a vaccination for COVID. I
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