Alaska Department of Administration

The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade’ ndadz dengit’a?
Language: Deg Xinag
Translation: "Hello, how are you?"

Alaska's Department of Administration

What we do

The Department of Administration provides centralized administrative services to state agencies in matters of finance, personnel, labor relations, leasing of space, central mail distribution, property management, risk management, procurement, retirement and benefits programs, information and telecommunication systems, and operation and maintenance of 18 state-owned buildings in Juneau, Anchorage, Nome, Palmer and Fairbanks.

The Department of Administration also provides indigent defense and children’s advocacy through the Public Defender Agency and the Office of Public Advocacy, and vehicle registration and driver licensing through the Division of Motor Vehicles, as well as a host of other services. The Department has administrative responsibilities for the Alaska Public Offices Commission, Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission, and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

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The State of Alaska is working hard to promote economic development and civic entrepreneurship through the use of our data and digital services. Please take our State Data Use Survey and help us improve our services to you and your community! The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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