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Comp claim accepted just before firefighter dies

...adjustors initially disputed the compensation claim, but Mullen and the city reached an agreement 12 days before he died. Eric Croft, Mullen's attorney and a former Democratic state legislator, says the case was the first test of Alaska's "firefighter...
Regional News
Gas-line bill dead for now

...schools statewide. "I hope it's not because there is a Native component to the history requirement," said Rep. Eric Croft, an Anchorage Democrat. Rep. Gary Stevens, a Kodiak Republican who was on the conference committee, said senators...
Governor says ballot initiative is a contract deal-breaker

...producers. "It in itself is a deal-breaker," Murkowski said. The so-called "reserves tax" is proposed by Rep. Eric Croft, D-Anchorage, who gathered some 45,000 signatures to get it on the ballot. Croft, who is running for governor...
Northwest Digest

...on North Slope leases. The debate will be aired live at 10 a.m. on public radio stations. The three lawmakers, Eric Croft and Harry Crawford of Anchorage and David Guttenberg of Fairbanks, are sponsors of an initiative that would penalize...
Voters should reject initiative change

...line. Anchorage Democrats led the opposition. Voting no were Reps. Ethan Berkowitz, Sharon Cissna, Harry Crawford, Eric Croft, Les Gara and Max Gruenberg, along with Sens. Bettye Davis, Johnny Ellis and Hollis French. They were joined by...
Governor, 3 Dems spar over gas tax

...and the Midwest. If the initiative passes, the state stands to earn up to $1 billion a year. The sponsors - Rep. Eric Croft, D-Anchorage, Rep. Harry Crawford, D-Anchorage, and Rep. David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks - maintain that without...
House spending tamed at $2.28 billion

...the Amerada Hess money for other projects, but members promised to seriously consider the idea next session. Rep. Eric Croft, D-Anchorage, tried to raise the state's per-student allocation funding with an amendment that would pay for...
My Turn: Mines need to pay their fair share

...create this huge economic vacuum, namely through weak royalty and tax regulations. HB 87, a bill proposed by Rep. Eric Croft, would offer even more subsidies to the mining industry, but does little for the people of Alaska. Research shows...
House OKs workers' comp revamp

...the bill may benefit insurance companies and businesses, it doesn't protect the rights of an injured worker. Rep. Eric Croft, D-Anchorage, called a provision to curb fraud for workers with chronic pain "mean-spirited and unnecessary...
Alaska editorial: Support voter initiative to impose tax on natural gas

...scores of signatures per district in 30 of the state's 40 House districts. Those hurdles aren't stopping state Reps. Eric Croft, D-Anchorage, Harry Crawford, D-Anchorage, and David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks. They're launching a petition...


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