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Meals with moms

...feeding or pump breaks, unaware of laws in place for such privileges.Break Time for Nursing Mothers is a federal law requiring companies with at least 50 employees to provide time and a private space, not just bathroom stalls, for feeding or...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-03/meals-moms
Local
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...Federalist Papers and the first state constitutions.Arizona and North Dakota legislators last month adopted GOP-backed laws requiring high school students to pass the civics portion of the U.S. citizenship test to receive a diploma. Lawmakers in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/lawmakers-debate-requiring-constitution
State | AK legislature
State will appeal school funding decision

The state of Alaska will appeal a landmark Alaska Superior Court decision that threw out a state law requiring municipalities to contribute a minimum amount annually to schools.In November, Judge William Carey ruled that the minimum requirement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/state-will-appeal-school-funding-decisi
State | AK legislature
We must fix the criminal justice system

...shootings or other officer-involved assaults are investigated.State legislators can make a good start: Pass a slew of laws requiring more accountability from police officers and agencies, and some commonsense measures that protect citizens and officers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-01/we-must-fix-criminal-justice-system
Opinion
Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

...declined to do so.Meanwhile, in a separate lawsuit, a group of abortion providers fought the part of the Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet the standards of ambulatory surgical centers. Yeakel struck down that provision in August...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-17/supreme-court-must-stop-attacks-abort
Opinion
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...S. military and seven years before the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision that ruled state laws requiring segregated public schools were unconstitutional."Baseball must continue to be more than just a game on the field...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/mlb-marks-67th-anniversary-robinson-de
Sports
Chenault to propose AGDC amendment

...to serve on that board.Minority Senate Democrats called on Parnell to withdraw Rabinow's name, citing a state law requiring appointees to boards or commissions of state government to be and have been before the last general election registered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/chenault-propose-agdc-amendment
State | AK legislature
Fairbanks schools seek 180-day requirement waiver

...Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will appeal to Education Commissioner Mike Hanley for a waiver from the state law requiring schools to be open for at least 180 days.Fairbanks schools Friday closed for a fourth day this school year. To meet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-28/fairbanks-schools-seek-180-day-requirem
State
Hearings not required on oil tax referendum

...planning public hearings on a referendum to repeal Alaska's new oil tax because such measures do not fall under a law requiring hearings for ballot initiatives, his spokeswoman said.Some lawmakers have talked about possible legislation to include...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-14/hearings-not-required-oil-tax-referendu
State
If Congress wants Postal Service to be a self-sustaining operation, it has to loosen its micromanaging grip

...printed invoice - but is not allowed to bring in new revenue or cut services.The final financial straw was a 2006 law requiring the Postal Service to pre-fund retiree health benefits 75 years into the future at a cost of more than $5 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-10-10/if-congress-wants-postal-service-be-s
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