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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...his executive power to force federal contractors to give paid sick leave to...small businesses to retain federal contractors and could hinder economic...wouldn't specify the cost to federal contractors to implement the executive...
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Man one, vote none remains so!Obama can at least begin to remedy this insanity by issuing an Executive Order requiring all federal contractors, THAT RECEIVE (and "profit" from!) MY TAX-DOLLARS, disclose how my money is voting!John S. SoninJuneau
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

...Senate hearing on Tuesday that an "adversary" gained access to the agency's records with a credential used by a federal contractor.After the OPM attack, the federal chief information officer, Tony Scott, ordered agencies to speed implementation...
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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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Cleanup underway at Cold War radio site near Petersburg

PETERSBURG - A federal contractor is removing soil contaminated by fuel and debris at a Cold War mountaintop radio site near Petersburg.The Kupreanof Island site...
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...
Port expansion manager urges dismissal of lawsuit

...Anchorage should be dismissed, the company's attorney said Thursday.Kurt Hamrock told a federal judge that as a federal contractor, Integrated Concepts and Research Corp. is protected by sovereign immunity, just like the federal government...
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...
Contractor disputes Miller electioneering accusation

ANCHORAGE - A federal contractor from Washington state disputes claims by Alaska Senate hopeful Joe Miller that an employee engaged in electioneering. Miller's...


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