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...
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Town meeting on Juneau economy tonight

...of preliminary findings that will guide the creation of the 10-year plan, Jim Calvin of McDowell Group told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce about two "fundamental trends" when it comes to Juneau's economy: a decrease in permanent residents...
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...
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...
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Seeking a transfusion: Hospital CEO finalists meet city leaders and the public

...mingled and chatted with community members, City and Borough of Juneau Assembly members and representatives from the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, among other groups.The finalists are Paul Franke of Anchorage, Craig Dahl of Juneau, David Abercrombie...
Business news roundup

...Feb. 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...
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 for the next 10.Jim Calvin of McDowell Group, a local consulting firm, gave a presentation at the weekly Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon on the company's preliminary findings as it examines Juneau's economic situation. The company...
Survey: Outside influences inhibit learning

...history of Alaska, and they're doing it with no relevant data."Halcro has planned to discuss the survey at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday but was not able to land in Juneau due to fog.Biggest problems vary by districtOnly...
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