Economic Report 2-19

Economic Report 2-19

Feb. 14, 2019

In this Issue:

Native corporations’ new stake in slope oil
New projects will pay $173 million/year in royalties at peak

Economy
Mat-Su showing job gains

Health Care
Medicaid covers 210,000 Alaskans

Governor’s budget cuts hit across the state

Business Intelligence
Construction spending nudges up this year; oil, military
Cruise tourism will show sharp growth
Anchorage looks at tax holiday for new housing
Bethel’s farm now serves outlying villages in Y-K
AIDEA business loans show a dip, likely due to recession
More small communities out of compliance on indicators

Petroleum
Top officials depart state agency
ConocoPhillips’ Alaska earnings in 20-18
ANWR lease sale next winter?
ASRC plans test of its Placer well
Hilcorp’s Moose Pad completion
Oil jobs rose in December: State data

Minerals

Energy
Renewables: 30% of Alaska power
Hydro One deal is scuttled
Chugach-ML&P merger

Fisheries
Alaska seafood still tops menus

Transportation
Truckers need younger drivers

No signal from Dunleavy yet on state health authority plan
Survey: Anchorage 65% bove nataion on health costs
State contracts out API management

AkEconRpt-No.-2-2019

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