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My Turn: Ax the timber budget

...establishment of expensive advisory bodies selected to rubber stamp government timber expenditures. There's more. The federal contractors who help to implement the program cost as much or more money than the sales bring in. As a final insult, taxpayers...
House uses Tax Day to pass bills targeting IRS

...without recorded votes, with no opposition. The other bill was passed by a vote of 424-0. It would require federal contractors to certify that they don't have a "seriously delinquent tax debt."House Republicans said the bills were part...
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The economic power of Obama's pen

...executive order to encourage federal contractors to provide their workers with...presidents have long asked federal contractors to lead the nation by example...Executive Order 11246, requiring federal contractors to provide equal employment...
Senate candidates weigh in on outside money prohibit 1., any foreign funding through multinational corporations and 2., any federal funding through federal contractors and other corporations on the federal dole. To reduce the effects of unlimited corporate political funding in...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...Obama that he could act unilaterally and issue an executive order barring anti-gay workplace discrimination by federal contractors. Chad Griffin, the president of the Human Rights Campaign, said Obama is empowered to act and called on him...
Former Tlingit and Haida chief justice dies in Seattle

...small and minority business program. While there, he wrote the model subcontracting plan for small and minority federal contractors. While at Boeing, the company increased its contracts to minority business from $7 million annually to $155...
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Senate panel: Alaska Native firms have unfair advantage

...Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight found that last year, four Alaska Native corporations were among the 100 largest federal contractors in the country: Arctic Slope Regional Corp., Afogniak Native Corp., NANA Regional Corp. and Chugach Alaska...
Pollution leaching from Tongass road

...DEC and other agencies have begun an investigation to figure out how to eliminate the source of the pollution. Federal contractors had quarried the "bad rock" from a right-of-way along the road route and used it to build culverts over the...
Miller camp files money complaint

...alleges that a group formed by Alaska Native corporations has violated the law by using money they've gotten as federal contractors to try to influence the Alaska Senate race for Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Miller's campaign, in a complaint to the...
Goldbelt approves $544,400 payout to shareholders

Goldbelt's board of directors approved a $2-per-share dividend last week, based on record revenues from the urban Native corporation's Mount Roberts Tramway and Goldbelt Hotel Juneau operations, and the success of its federal contracting companies.


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