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My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

...increases, will mean a $40.6 million impact.We will seek input from Alaska's public, K-12, corporate and business leaders, as well as from the university community to develop scenarios that focus on the state's highest priorities for...
Daylight saving compromise proposed in House

...meeting, though none were permitted to offer testimony.If Alaska ends daylight saving time, Southeast Alaska business leaders have considered petitioning the federal government to switch the region to Pacific Time. That has alarmed businesses...
State | AK legislature
Poll: Trump is hard sell for Hispanics

...wall all along the Mexican border stirred a backlash from Hispanic groups. He also bailed on an event with Hispanic business leaders.Nonetheless, Trump says Hispanics love him."I have fantastic relationships with the Hispanics," Trump said...
Nation and World
Five candidates, three spots

...Chamber of Commerce gave the five school board candidates an opportunity to present their cases to a full room of business leaders as to why they should be placed in charge of public education in Alaska's capital city. While several responses...
Businesses weigh in on state budget problems

ANCHORAGE - Business leaders across Alaska are publicly making suggestions for how the Legislature could possibly handle the state's fiscal crisis ahead of...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...whale sculpture then? Where would it go? Do the whale supporters care as long as it is downtown? Several downtown business leaders have been involved in discussions with the whale committee and city planners about alternate locations for some time...
New year, old topics three-day event held this year in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, brings together government and business leaders from throughout Southeast Alaska.Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott will address the conference today on transboundary water...
State | Local
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...governor's Medicaid expansion bill. Our committee listened to many hours of testimony from state agencies, experts, business leaders and the public. We heard that this bill would bring jobs, help the economy and improve the health of Alaskans...
S. Carolina Senate gives final OK to flag removal

...take down the flag and its pole and send the banner to the state's Confederate Relic Room. Gov. Nikki Haley and business leaders support the proposal.To stress the chamber's unity after Tuesday's 36-3 vote, senators invited the widow...
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First National Bank donates $10,000 to junior achievement such as the annual golf tournament and Bowl-A-Thon fundraisers and the Hall of Fame dinner honoring Alaska business leaders.First National Bank has supported JA for more than two decades in its mission to be a bridge between the education...


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