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Alaska Chamber supports Medicaid expansion

...last Legislature and increasing natural resource development through more efficient permitting.Chamber president Rachael Petro said about 150 of the group's 700 members attended the meeting. Karen Perdue, chief executive of the Alaska State...
State chamber gets new chief

...Alaska official is taking over as the president and chief executive officer of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce. Rachael Petro begins her new post on Wednesday. Petro - a former deputy commissioner for the state Department of Administration...
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Identity protection

...say. Despite the widespread concern, there have been no identity thefts attributable to the security breach, said Rachael Petro, deputy commissioner of the Department of Administration. The contractor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, is paying for...
Sen. French accuses Parnell of health reform delay

...feet. It's taking a lot of energy and effort by our team here to make sure that we're following the law," said Rachael Petro, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Administration. French wants to know why state retirees won't be...
Ex-congressman to address Chamber luncheon in Juneau

...Alaska is through oil tax reform."The United States continues to face a lagging economy and out of control debt," Rachael Petro, president and CEO of the statewide Chamber stated in a press release. "Reduced federal spending must be part of...
State receives high business climate ranking

...climate here is not as rosy as this single number makes it out to be.Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Rachael Petro said the report doesn't measure corporate taxes or consider worker's compensation costs. She said Alaska, in...
Oil tax testimony in Capitol

...I believe it's unbalanced. I think it makes it unattractive for the oil companies to come here and work."Rachael Petro, president and chief executive officer of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, also suggested the current system...
North Dakota oil expert educates State Chamber

...cooperation, saying this is where legislators can really help. Alaska State Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Rachael Petro and Board Chair Kip Knudson said they brought Anderson in because North Dakota has become a great example of oil production...
Chenault updates Chamber about session so far

...we'll pass it or not even take it up, wait until next year." After his speech, Chenault answered questions.Rachael Petro, CEO of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, asked what Alaskans can to help get good oil-tax legislation passed...
Bristol Bay mines bill hits Senate committee

...body," Angasan said.The Alaska Chamber of Commerce supports a predictable and efficient permitting process, CEO Rachael Petro said. This bill takes away predictability, she said.Senate Bill 152 was held in Community and Regional Affairs...


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