April 9, 2020
By Attorney General
Alaska Department of Law
Where were you when the pandemic came to Alaska? Future generations will demand an answer from each of us. Did we change our habits to protect the vulnerable? Did we make sure our elderly neighbors had everything they needed?
Long after the virus disappears from the public consciousness, these are the questions we'll be left to grapple with. For so many, we look to government to provide services during a crisis. We forget, as Franklin Roosevelt once said, that "government is ourselves." It's understandable. Few have experienced...