19,000 Alaskans fall in health 'coverage gap' of Obamacare

...according to a report from local insurance broker Kelly Shattuck.Shattuck gave an update on the ACA at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Although there are tax credits and cost sharing scenarios available for many Americans who can't...
Ballot question carries big ramifications

...ConocoPhillips' Scott Jepsen painted a pretty picture of the current activity and future plans on the North Slope to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Thursday - investment is high and projections indicate production will soon follow.But everything he told the...
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Town meeting on Juneau economy tonight

A town meeting will be held Thursday at Centennial Hall to introduce and discuss a plan for Juneau's economic future. The meeting, which will take place from 7 to 9 p.m.
A different kind of mob

Forget your dancing shoes, but not your wallet - the Juneau Chamber of Commerce organized its first "Cash Mob" event, similar to a "Flash Mob" but with locals gathering at a local business to spend a little...
Business news roundup

...22. New local business: Alaskan Gourmet FoodsAfter years in the business development sector - heading up the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and running an employment agency - Todd Saunders decided to try something completely different: gourmet food...
Chamber eyes national economic issues

...director of the congressional and public affairs division of the U.S. Chamber's northwest region, spoke to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during Thursday's luncheon.While the national advocacy organization for business is concerned with entitlement...
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Seeking a transfusion: Hospital CEO finalists meet city leaders and the public

After a day of interviews with Bartlett Regional Hospital staff and board members, the five finalists for the hospital's CEO position faced questions from another set of stakeholders - the general public.
A no repeal appeal

Mark Morris, of Vote No on 1, speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at the Hangar on the Wharf Ballroom on Thursday. Vote No on 1 opposes the repeal of the oil tax reform bill passed in 2013.
Report: Juneau's local workforce shrinking, non-local workforce growing

Juneau's workforce has seen a lot of change over the past 10 years, and the City and Borough of Juneau has put a group in charge of figuring out what's in store for the next 10.
Survey: Outside influences inhibit learning

There have been countless proposals to improve Alaska's education system since the Last Frontier became a state 1959. Some suggested changes in the classroom, others sought to amend what was taught, and many altered education funding formulas.
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