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Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...Adjustment Assistance Center.It's part of a nationwide program started more than 30 years ago by the U.S. Commerce Department as a way to help domestic manufacturers facing competitive disadvantages caused by global trade deals. The programs...
Alaska film tax credit coming to an end

...government operations, and low oil prices have exacerbated Alaska's budget deficit.Walker's office said the state commerce department still would provide production assistance by connecting directors and producers with Alaska contractors and location...
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...a little-known office within the U.S. Commerce Department tasked with administering the Energy Policy U.S. domestic shale oil production. The Commerce Department's June 2014 ruling was a timely and appropriate...
Concerns raised on direction of alcohol board

...2012, lawmakers approved putting it under the Commerce department. According to the sponsor statement, the change...through prevention, education and enforcement, the commerce department "is essentially working hard to promote it...
Concern raised with direction of regulatory board

...Safety. In 2012, lawmakers moved it under the Commerce department, along with other industry regulatory boards...enforcement responsibilities.But Cote said the Commerce department is "actively assisting" the hospitality industry...
My Turn: Strong Copywright Law supports journalism and informed communities

...newspapers to receive fair compensation in support of this journalism.This year, the House Judiciary Committee, the Commerce Department, the Copyright Office and others are looking at potential changes to the Copyright Act. The newspaper industry...
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...been serving as director of the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing within the state commerce department.He will take on his new role, effective March 31.House rejects budget language on Anchorage officeJUNEAU...
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Head of Alaska alcohol board steps down

...Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is resigning after helping move the department under the control of the state's Commerce department instead of Public Safety.Shirley Cote's resignation is effective Friday, the Anchorage Daily News reported...
Thayer named acting Administration commissioner

...buildings.Parnell's office says Thayer's prior work includes serving as a deputy commissioner in the state commerce department, working for ENSTAR Natural Gas Co. and serving as a congressional aide.
Shutdown may hit Alaska's crab fishery

...are fully paying for the costs of managing" the fishery through a cost recovery program administered by the Commerce Department through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The letter urges Pritzker to direct NOAA to immediately...


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