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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...
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...
Government shutdown changing local lives

...days leading up to the shutdown helped mitigate some of the potential ramifications of the governmental halt, one federal contractor said."(Leadership) began to make decisions early such that the integrity of the science would not be compromised...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...
Efforts to relax pot rules gaining momentum in the US

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Catharine Leach is married and has two boys, age 2 and 8. She has a good job with a federal contractor and smokes pot most every day.While she worries that her public support for marijuana decriminalization and legalization...


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