Thursday - October 1, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alaska Newsletter for Sunday March 22, 2020 ( 2 items )  

National Association of State Energy Officials: Alaska Energy Authority Funds School Bus Replacement Program
ARLINGTON, Virginia, March 19 -- The National Association of State Energy Officials issued the following news: By Dylan Tucke, Program Manager Last month, the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) announced $4.4 million in funding to replace 33 school buses in eight school districts around the state. The funds will remove older diesel buses from the road and cover the costs of newer, more efficient, and cleaner burning buses. "By replacing older engines with new technologies, the school buses will hel  more

PETA: Chrysler Dealership Drops Iditarod Dog Race Sponsorship
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 17 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - Automaker's Move Follows Robust PETA Campaign Against Cruel Race * * * Following a vigorous PETA campaign, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has confirmed that Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Center, an independently owned FCA dealership that has sponsored the Iditarod since 2007, will cut ties with the race after this year's event, which began last weekend. In thanks, PETA i  more