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My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...Brice, at his workplace, and Ed Flanagan, though the Alaskans For a attend, and directed her to Ed Flanagan, the sponsor of the minimum wage...Ballot Measure 3 on Nov. 4.? Ed Flanagan is a former commissioner for the...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...three in Alaska and $13,700 below the federal poverty threshold for a family of four." This statement was made by Ed Flanagan, Tom Cashen, and Jim Sampson of know that people who opposed Ballot Measure No. 3 might...
Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...There are those who say that increasing the minimum wage will hurt the economy. To them, we supply the words of Ed Flanagan, former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor. "They (opponents of the minimum wage increase) predicted...
Proposal to raise state minimum wage debated

...positioned to make decisions for ourselves."Wall debated a sponsor of the initiative, former state labor commissioner Ed Flanagan, at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley on Tuesday.Flanagan said opponents of the...
Chamber debate turns into lecture against minimum wage hike

...though, is that the debate was one-sided.Juneau Chamber of Commerce CEO Cathie Roemmich said the group invited Ed Flanagan, a former state of Alaska Labor Commissioner and co-founder of the Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage, to speak but...
Photo: End of the run

Ed Flanagan takes down a Byron Mallott for Governor sign in a field near the Brotherhood Bridge on Thursday. Mallott ended his run for governor earlier in the week when he agreed to run for Lt. Governor with Bill Walker for Governor.
Ed Flanagan named Labor commissioner

When work gets dangerous, Ed Flanagan may be the top person to call for help. Flanagan, 46, was named the new commissioner of the state Department of Labor today...
Minimum wage bill passes state House

...Chenault said on the House floor."He damn well ought to know better," he continued.The subject of the photograph is Ed Flanagan, the chair of Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage and a former commissioner of the state Department of Labor. Alaskans...
State | AK legislature
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

...November general election."As long as we're on a ballot and people get to vote on it, we're satisfied," said Ed Flanagan, the chair of Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage, the group behind the initiative effort.But satisfied didn't mean...
State | AK legislature
Minimum wage may get booted from ballot

...minimum wage annually for inflation."We were expecting this, but that doesn't mean we're not disappointed," said Ed Flanagan, the chair of Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage, which is the group behind the ballot initiative. "It's such a...
State | AK legislature


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