Funding for new hospital project left out of state capital budget

"We're not going to give up"

The multi-million dollar funding request for the Petersburg hospital replacement project was not included in the most recent state FY2025 capital budget, despite being the Petersburg Borough's top priority capital project and months of advocacy to the legislature.

In January, the borough assembly unanimously approved a capital projects list that ranked the Petersburg Medical Center replacement project as the very top priority for funding.

In February, individuals from the borough, board and hospital -including PMC CFO consultant Jason McCormick and CEO Phil Hofstetter- met with Alaska State Se...


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