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Commission nixes raises for state lawmakers

The State Officers Compensation Commission has ruled against raises for the state's top lawmakers.On Oct. 27, the commission met in Anchorage as part of an annual process...
Court rejects benefit denial in same-sex case

...denying benefits to Deborah Harris was a violation of equal protection. It sent the case back to a workers' compensation commission for further consideration.The state Department of Law was reviewing the decision. Part of the evaluation will...
Committee advances bill rejecting pay raises

...committee without objection Tuesday.The bill would reject pay raises that were recommended by the State Officers Compensation Commission as a way for those offices to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It has already...
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...supported the recommendations of the State Officers Compensation Commission. But with the state in deficit spending, Meyer said the timing was not good.The compensation commission recommended raising the salaries of the governor...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...committee-sponsored bill that would reject proposed pay increases for top state officials.The State Officers Compensation Commission last year proposed raising salaries for the governor, lieutenant governor and heads of the 14 main state departments...
State | AK legislature
First wave of prefiled legislation released

...still in play.Among the new bills are two that would disapprove of pay raises recommended by the State Officers Compensation Commission for top state officials, one from members of the Republican-led majority and one from Democrats.The commission...
Bill would reject pay raise for governor, others said Parnell will ask a salary commission and the Legislature to honor his request.The State Officers Compensation Commission, created to review salaries, benefits and allowances for top office holders and legislators, has proposed...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: If Alaska is to live within its means, top brass should too regards to pay raises for himself, the lieutenant governor and state department heads.The State Officers Compensation Commission was created for the purpose of reviewing salaries and benefits for high-level administrators and legislators...
Southeast residents named to state boards

...which improve existing technologies.Kathy Hosford, of Skagway, was appointed to serve on the State Officers Compensation Commission.She is owner and operator of Chilkoot Trail Outpost and is former director of the Skagway Chamber of Commerce...
My Turn: Teachers, like the rest of us, don't work for free

...Alaska has money. In fact, it's one of the richest states in the nation. Recently, the State Offices Compensation Commission proposed to spend some of that money to raise the salaries of Gov. Sean Parnell, Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell...


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