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Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

...ideologies."Francis is looking for peace among peoples and countries," said Yordani Monteagudo, a 24-year-old government worker who recorded Francis' encounter with young people Sunday night and was still talking about it a day later. "In...
Nation and World
Walker exits 2016 race with harsh words for Trump

...on Washington. He vowed to take on unions as president, just as he did as governor, outlawing them for federal government workers.But the anti-union policy proposal fell flat; announced in the days before the second GOP debate, it wasn't...
Nation and World
Cheating website subscribers: White House and Congress workers

...websites. But it raises questions about what personal business is acceptable - and what websites are OK to visit - for government workers on taxpayer time, especially employees who could face blackmail.The Homeland Security Department rules for use...
Not For Web
Living and Growing: Self-care

...hospice workers, domestic violence and sexual assault victims and case workers, soldiers (no matter the uniform), government workers - and the work they do.I am often caught by surprise when the end of the path is in front of me. How did I get...
Opinion: The artificial life cycle of economic growth

...many people stay in jobs like these just because they need a paycheck.On the public side, the most effective government workers are those who are proud of their agency's mission. But that means they'll also be the staunchest defenders...
More fed workers expected to seek unemployment

...or portions of President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The shutdown has resulted in thousands of government workers being furloughed.Depending on how long the shutdown lasts and individual eligibility, the state would pay furloughed...
Report: Juneau's private sector saw growth in 2012

...local government shrinkage, the report stated.Even with decreases in government positions, Juneau's 7,615 government workers earned $419 million in 2012 - almost half of Juneau's wages."Being so dependent on government is always looming...
Alaska Editorial: Oil work creates some disruption

...but there's no denying that all spending is not equal for individual Alaskans. If you're a state or local government worker, odds are that your skills aren't always applicable in the oil industry. So the personal pain caused by any lay-offs...
Opinion | AK legislature
When student loans become golden handcuffs

...eight years of service. In this way the loan forgiveness program turns student loans into golden handcuffs for government workers. It's highly unlikely that private employers will be able to pony up a compensation package more attractive than...
My Turn: Choosing a life of public service

...Most of us can identify countless conveniences, services, benefits, and securities that flow from the efforts of government workers. We should be grateful that so many dedicated people commit themselves to the care, education and protection of...


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