Want to learn more about the growth potential of a variety of economic sectors in Alaska and strategies for growth?
Check out the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development (CED) and and the State of Alaska Division of Economic Development’s Emerging Sector Series.
For more than four years, Alaska lawmakers have been asking themselves what role the Alaska Permanent Fund should play in helping fill the state’s budget deficit.
As the debate continues in Juneau, what’s your specific message to senators and representatives?
One week from tonight, Commonwealth North hosts its Presidents’ Day Dinner and Annual Meeting. Alaska’s congressional delegation (Senator Lisa Murkowski, Senator Dan Sullivan and Don Young) are set to speak about the USFWS Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other projects that could be economy boosters for Alaska.
The Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) took a deep dive into the way state government spends money and how it compares to other parts of the country. With big decisions facing #AKLeg, what’s your take on state spending?
Today we celebrate National #GirlsAndWomenInSportsDay as we near the start of the Winter Olympics and all the Alaska-based athletes soon to compete on the world stage. Besides helping to establish healthy, active lifestyles, participation in sports builds confidence, leadership skills and the ability to work with a team.
How might healthy living connect to the financial and economic strength of your friends, neighbors and communities?
UAA: University of Alaska Anchorage officials have launched the President’s Innovation Challenge in hopes of helping find solutions for problems like unemployment and other business-oriented issues. Find out how you can get involved.
According to the Council for Community & Economic Research, the cost of living in Alaska is exceeded by only three states (Hawaii, California and New York) and the District of Columbia.
How should information like this shape the budgetary decisions facing #AKLeg?
Are you confused about the best way to pitch your entrepreneurial ideas? Visit with 1 Million Cups Anchorage every Wednesday morning from anywhere around the state to learn more about how it’s done.
You can also apply to present business ideas to like-minded colleagues.
In recent years, local sales taxes have reportedly raised more than $350 million for Alaska cities and boroughs. Today, Alaska Public Media's “Talk of Alaska” breaks down local sales taxes amid contested debates throughout the state about raising them to help pay for programs and services.
What do you think should happen? Call in and join the conversation.
University of Alaska community members, faculty, staff, and students have until Friday, Feb. 9 to apply for the Lean Launch Workshop, which teach participants how to take university research and other great business ideas from concept to commercialization.
The workshop is scheduled for March 12-14 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The Alaska Small Business Development Center will make results of its annual report available during the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce's “Make it Monday” forum. Discussion will also focus on the future impact of small business on the state’s economy.
What do you hope to hear and learn?
How do you think state spending today compares to five years ago?