When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...won't allow resettlement in their states, the federal government controls resettlement programs. State authorities...nine refugee resettlement agencies working with the federal government. At least $1,125 of that grant must be spent...
Nation and World
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...reaching out to American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages five years early because of deep distrust of the federal government - a main reason officials suspect there was an undercount in 2010.That census found that 2.9 million identified...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...Commission. By email, she said she is "concerned that these two decisions are a result of federal policies.""The federal government has placed economic development for the people of the north as one of their three Arctic Council Chairmanship priorities...
Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

...that terrorists might use the refugees as cover to sneak across borders.In a release, Walker acknowledged the federal government controls resettlement programs. He says he'll remain focused on ensuring the vetting process the governors were...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Hickenlooper said Monday the federal government needs to make sure the verification...received assurances from the federal government that proper security measures...wants more information from the federal government about where people are being...
Nation and World
My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis

...biggest loss of government jobs came from local and tribal government, with a decline of 57 positions while the federal government saw 53 fewer in 2014.The report also shows a slight increase in gross business sales and 205 new housing units...
Empire Editorial: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data everything you say.The federal government, on the other hand, just...shows the depth to which the federal government is eavesdropping on ordinary...brief, supposedly allows the federal government to help companies protect their...
Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit

...per-capita income in western Alaska's remote Kusilvak region. Statewide, it was about 1.8 percent. The federal government treats the payments as taxable income.Rep. Bob Herron, a Democrat from the rural hub community of Bethel, said...
Veterans Day around the United States

...challenge for all of us if we are to match our words with deeds," Obama said.Homes for homeless veteransThe federal government announced that Louisville is the first city in Kentucky to eradicate veteran homelessness. The city housed more...
Nation and World
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...Legislature is unhappy with the federal government's decision to cancel Arctic...which is governed by the federal government.The outer shelf of the Arctic...of that announcement, the federal government said it was canceling lease...
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