Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...restaurants while ignoring other industries that hire workers who are paid under $15 is unfair and discriminatory," said Jack Bert, who owns seven McDonald's restaurants in New York City.But Rebecca Cornick, a 60-year-old woman who makes $9 an hour...
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Srebrenica ceremonies marred by attack on premier

...killed another 6,000 men in the woods.The United Nations admitted its failure to protect the town's people and on Saturday, Bert Koenders, foreign minister of Netherland said that "the Dutch government shares responsibility" and that the U.N. must...
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Anchors Aweigh to New York post for USCG Capt. Melissa Bert

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Melissa Bert would like today's change of command...and encourage the community to attend," Bert said. "And bring the kids. We will have...helicopter from Sitka people can tour."Bert is being assigned to the Military Fellowship...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city off its foundation and smash it into a bridge. Only pieces of the home have been found, according to Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.One person who was rescued from the home told workers that the other 12 inside were all connected to two families, Cobb...
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First special session concludes get the number it needed.On the Senate side, all majority members voted for a special session in Anchorage except Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, whose vote is not shown.The 30-day clock on the governor's special session would have run out a few...
State | Local | AK legislature

A story in the Thursday edition of the Empire, "Fairbanks to control state forestry," said Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, was part of a group of Southeast legislators who sent a letter to the House Finance committee asking it to...
Daylight saving elimination passes Senate

...daylight saving time in Alaska passed with hearty support in the Senate on Wednesday.Sens. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, both in the region that would be most negatively impacted by the change, voted against the bill, as did...
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Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...whether thousands of people can be added to a system that he calls broken.Senate Health and Social Services Committee Chairman Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said he thinks it works financially in the best interests of the state to go ahead with expansion and efforts...
Legislators take long weekend at halfway mark paid more than $24,000 to send nine representatives and senators. This year, the Legislature sent only four - Sens. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka; Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage; and Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, and Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage...
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...during a particular period."In a nutshell, what this does is give the commissioner a little more flexibility," said Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka.With environmental organizations protesting each timber sale in the Tongass National Forest, Southeast...
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