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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...Mine, Imperial Metals Corporation, is in charge of the Red Chris Project.Begich, as chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard, plans to hold a hearing on the transboundary mines to continue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Alaska House moves closer to killing minimum wage initiative

The Alaska House Labor and Commerce Committee has advanced a bill to increase the state's minimum wage...there is "reluctance" in the Senate.The House Labor and Commerce Committee moved HB384 out of committee on a 6-1 vote Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/alaska-house-moves-closer-killing-minim
State | AK legislature
Officials target mid-2015 for workers' comp changes

...by injured workers," due partly to employers' workplace safety improvements, Latham told the House Labor and Commerce Committee in hearings on HB316 held last spring.? Tim Bradner is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/officials-target-mid-2015-workers-comp-
State
Alaska rental laws could change under Republican proposal

...section authorizing landlords to collect unpaid rent from a tenant's Permanent Fund Dividend. The House Labor and Commerce committee listened to testimony on HB282, but took no action Friday. Isaacson called his proposal the "never-ending bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/alaska-rental-laws-could-change-under-r
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...only sell to a middleman who distributes it to liquor stores, bars and restaurants.On Wednesday, the labor and commerce committee of the Alaska House approved HB309, which would fix that problem.The bill creates a "craft distillery" liquor...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-06/empire-editorial-alaska-needs-rationa
Opinion
Legislative News in Brief

...reporting sexual assault by increase confidentiality. Bill would incentivize arctic infrastructureThe Senate Labor and Commerce Committee this week began considering a bill that would boost infrastructure development in the arctic.SB140, sponsored...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-23
State | AK legislature
House speaker pushes for minimum wage bill

...for inflation after that.The Alaska District Council of Laborers, in written comments to the House Labor and Commerce Committee, which advanced the bill Wednesday, said the organization "would view any legislative attempt to subvert a vote...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/house-speaker-pushes-minimum-wage-bill
State | AK legislature
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...project-related hearings. The Senate passed the bill 15-5 this past week.SB138 also has a referral to the House Labor and Commerce Committee.Feige said probably the biggest concern is with how TransCanada Corp. has been incorporated in the process...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/initiative-hearings-securities-things-w
State | AK legislature
My Turn: SB 55 would raise insurance rates for Alaska consumers

...Mike Dunleavy's (R-Wasilla) Senate Labor and Commerce Committee, would allow insurance companies to use our financial...Senate Bill 55 in Senator Dunleavy's Labor and Commerce Committee was by invitation only, and insurance company executives...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-25/my-turn-sb-55-would-raise-insurance-r
Opinion
Controversial oil tax bill ends year stalled in Egan's committee

...industry, stalled for the year in the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee."It's not dead, we'll keep looking at it...since its adoption.One conclusion the Labor and Commerce Committee considered was that the industry has stepped up...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-16/controversial-oil-tacx-bill-ends-year-s
State

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