Temporary Housing Program

Mat-Su | Erin Leaders | Thursday, January 17, 2019 Disaster Assistance for Individuals and Families The 2018 Cook Inlet Earthquake was declared a state disaster on November 30, 2018. This declaration activated the Alaska Individual and Family Grant (IFG) Program and Temporary Housing Program (THP) to provide timely assistance to individuals or families to meet […]

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MEA MEMBERS TO SEE OVERALL RATE DECREASE

December 31, 2018 Matanuska Electric Association’s typical member (using approximately 696 kWh/month of electricity) can expect to see a total decrease of about 1.67% (or $2.46/month) to their overall bill as a result of first quarter adjustments to the base and cost of power adjustment (COPA) rates, effective January 1, 2019. The MEA Board of […]

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Alaska Division of Banking and Securities Raises Awareness of Promissory Note Fraud

State securities regulators have identified promissory notes as a leading source of complaints to their agencies. Last year, the North American Securities Administrators Association (of which the Alaska Division of Banking and Securities is a member) reported 210 investigations involving promissory notes, which led to 149 formal enforcement actions by securities regulators. The Alaska Division […]

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Alaskans Optimistic About Economic Future

While Alaskans have tepid feelings about the current state of the economy, optimism about the future is growing. The Alaska Confidence Index (ACI) readings have been up and down on a quarter-to-quarter basis this year, but the overall trend has been positive since the first quarter of 2017. While it is still unclear when and […]

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