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

...larger but undetermined number of people employed by outside contractors at the university will receive the higher's plan to extend the higher wage to outside contractors."The university should be teaching engineering...
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Lesson in contrasts: Stockton, San Bernardino and Sandy Springs

...Fulton County had in the previous 20 years, and opened several new parks. Most city services are provided by outside contractors, which he considers the city's partners.Not every American city can be a Sandy Springs, but others should try...
Federal probe blames state for Columbia fire

...inspected the shipyard work and recommended that the ferry system revise procedures for accepting work done by outside contractors to verify the job is done properly. Capacci challenged the finding, saying a state manager did inspect the work...
Marine highway expands online services

...below the projected $700,000 cost. "The reason we're well below the projection is that instead of hiring outside contractors, we (the DOT) are doing it ourselves," Scholes said. While it will probably not reduce administrative costs...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and the village corporations. Borough contracts sometimes provide the only economic activity in villages, and outside contractors will often bring in outside workers. ``The money needs to stay here on the North Slope,'' he said. While...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...several school districts' requests for proposals for student transportation. That should encourage competition from Outside contractors, he said. Facebook Reddit Archives A bill to limit runaway state spending on public school...
Contractor says he paid workers for Stevens' fundraisers, house work

...and added electrical and plumbing connections. A few other VECO employees helped on the job and Williams hired outside contractors. A garage was added, though Williams isn't sure how that idea came up. VECO isn't in the residential construction...
Alaska to review condition of oil, gas facilities

...budget request for the 2008 fiscal year, which begins July 1. If approved the state will begin searching for an outside contractor, said Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig. This plan, called risk assessment...
Silver Bay pulls out of bankruptcy

...Champion said. The logging and transportation of timber in Silver Bay's operation this year will be handled by outside contractors, he said. The U.S. Forest Service is happy to have another Alaska company as a buyer for timber from national...
Budget may force Bartlett to drop mental health unit from remodel

...of a second high school in the Mendenhall Valley, local labor will not be able to support all of the need and outside contractors will need to be used as well, City Engineering Director Roger Healy said. The situation could be exacerbated...


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