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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...here for low-wage workers and a more livable wage," said Napolitano, who was President Barack Obama's homeland security secretary before she assumed leadership of the university nearly two years ago.Napolitano's plan does not need approval...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-proposals-gain-gr
Not For Web
Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...delegation, and in 2012, first lady Michelle Obama held the honor.This year's group is led by former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Others in the delegation include U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, figure skater...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-18/obama-selects-gay-athletes-sochi-olymp
Sports
Obama administration puts more resources at Skagway border

...delays at the border, especially during peak travel season."In May, Begich wrote a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Kerlikowske concerning delays at the Skagway border.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/obama-administration-puts-more-resource
Local
Border security overkill

...Patrol and, most important, to our public and private borderlands.Even the DHS is not backing the bills. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate subcommittee in March that unrestricted authority over public lands was unnecessary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-19/border-security-overkill
Opinion
Suit targets air-traveler screening

...in Anchorage names several defendants, including the TSA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. Jennifer Marty, a TSA spokeswoman for the Northwest region, said the agency doesn't comment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052504/sta_screening.shtml
News
State may use terror funds for governor's jet

...000 for other state programs, Haller said. The final decision on the new aircraft must be made by federal Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, Haller said. Tandeske said the new aircraft will help the department transport inmates who are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061104/sta_govjet.shtml
News
Combating Terrorism: British foil terror plot to kill thousands

...want to take steps to prevent any would-be copycats who may be inspired to similar conduct," said U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. Experts said the nature of the plot could herald a new age of terrorism where attackers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081106/sta_20060811010.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Time for a sober discussion about security trade-offs

...says, hey, relax, we caught the underwear guy and the shoe bomber - way to go, just keep being vigilant. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has defended the backscatter X-ray machines and pat-downs as important safeguards. But...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111910/opi_738549903.shtml
Opinion
Intrusive screenings are necessary for our overall safety

...better. But what hobbles the TSA most is its determination to put political correctness ahead of good sense. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, for example, seems so squeamish about profiling potential terrorists, she puts little...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012811/opi_777342031.shtml
Opinion
National ID card proposal a bad idea

...vet and maintain huge volumes of personal information, and would have to do most of it on their own dimes. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has made it clear that the states will pick up most of the tab - $23 billion nationwide over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091007/opi_20070910001.shtml
Opinion

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