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Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...and business leaders to help guide him through some tough times with the state budget.In a speech to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Dec. 15, Walker's first address to a major business group since taking office Dec. 1, the governor promised...
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...18-year-old stoner," said Bruce Schulte, an Anchorage architect who spoke for the proposition at an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce debate Oct. 13.Many have doubts about this, however, from the experience of Colorado and Washington state...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

...workers indirectly in various service and support work, ConocoPhillips president Trond-Erik Johnansen told the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce May 12.Since passage of SB 21, ConocoPhillips has put two additional rigs to work, Johnansen said.The...
My Turn: Politicians don't need Outside money to look silly

...That's a flat-out lie but Democrats don't seem to have a problem with lies told on their behalf.When Anchorage Chamber of Commerce president Andrew Halcro told a reporter he was "mad as hell" about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce running...
Time to pull together on schools

The following editorial ran in the Anchorage Daily News on Oct. 15:Andrew Halcro, president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Michele Brown, president of United Way, and Hedy Eischeid of the National Education Association-Alaska...
Gov. Parnell proposes $12.4B state budget

...require using $1.1 billion in savings to balance before legislators get to work on it.Parnell told the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce gathering where he unveiled his plan that he was leaving room for legislators to add and would work with them...
Health insurance changes coming Oct. 1 in Alaska for employers, individuals

...take effect Oct. 1, Alaskans will see changes in the healthcare market, Josh Weinstein said at an Aug. 19 Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Make it Monday presentation.Weinstein works for Northrim Benefits Group, which recently launched an "Enroll...
Alaska Senate candidates attend forum

...mine.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan attended the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce forum Monday.Begich recently came out against the proposed Pebble mine, based on an Environmental Protection...
State spending rekindles an old debate

...when you say maximum sustainable yield, you think about salmon. On Nov. 11, however, four men at the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon debated maximum sustainable yield for state spending.The question was: Is maximum sustainable yield...
Chamber keys in on three policy issues

...the government affairs committee. The flight carrying the planned speaker - Andrew Halcro, president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce - was unable to land due to dense fog."We want to create an environment where you not only want to retain...


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