The Alaska Department of Administration sent out notices to thousands of employees June 1, warning of layoffs if lawmakers don’t pass a budget on July 1.

Thursday, Governor Walker ordered the Walker-Mallott Administration set up an incident command structure to prepare Alaskans for a potential government shutdown, according to a press release from the Governor’s office.

Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck announced the Department of Revenue (DOR) is working with the Department of Law to analyze the potential impacts and continue limited functions that ensure life, health and safety of Alaskans, according to a press release from the Department of Revenue.

For details, read the press release below.

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