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.





Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is working with the Alaska Attorney General’s office to identify those services being provided by DEC that may continue even if the legislature does not pass a fully funded budget before July 1, 2017, according to a press release from the DEC.



For details, read the press release below.