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Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

A record number of drill rigs were at work on the North Slope this winter. According to weekly working rig data compiled by Baker Hughes Inc., drilling reached a peak of 17 rigs during the week of Feb.
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...
Survey: Outside influences inhibit learning

...first time, we understand what's going on in the classroom," said Andrew Halcro, the president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.Over 1,160 teachers responded to the National Education Association-Alaska funded survey that was posted...
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My Turn: Republican majority didn't do enough for state schools

...non-partisan group "Great Alaska Schools" called for reversing the last four years of education cuts. The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation urged support for our schools. Did the Legislature listen?No. The...
Gubernatorial candidates spar at forum

...Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The candidates were questioned by Anchorage Chamber of Commerce members, with Walker hammering at the state's budget deficit, Mallott's sharpest retort coming on education...
Education debate has more than two sides

...well to listen to Andrew Halcro, a former Republican legislator who is currently serving as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. "Before you make this huge change," he said, "we should probably stop for a minute and see exactly what...
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...
Task force members clash on education funding

...itself off a fiscal cliff, he said.But Andrew Halcro, a former state legislator and current president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, vehemently disagreed, arguing that such a statement "makes everything we're doing here irrelevant...
Letter: I'm one of 40,000

...including members of the AARP, Alaska Hospital and Nursing Home Association, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Federation of Natives, Anchorage NAACP, and Anchorage Faith...
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...


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