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Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...R-Kodiak, sponsored a resolution supporting the plan. That passed the House and passed out of the Senate Labor and Commerce committee, but did not get scheduled for a vote in the Senate as the session wound down."The reason we're getting...
Three things to watch

...Gen. Laurie Hummel for commissioner of Military and Veterans' Affairs. Unions religious exemptionsThe Senate Labor and Commerce Committee is set to hear a bill Tuesday related to religious exemptions from unions.State law calls for public employees...
State | AK legislature
Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit program

...release on the bill, more than $170 million in credits are still authorized.The bill was heard by the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee on Thursday.
Legislative News in Brief

...for reporting sexual assault by increase confidentiality. Bill would incentivize arctic infrastructureThe Senate Labor and Commerce Committee this week began considering a bill that would boost infrastructure development in the arctic.SB140, sponsored...
State | AK legislature
Unions raise concerns with Labor head's education, experience at all, and has no entries between 1982 and 1986, when Blumer began managing a motel in Sitka.Senate Labor and Commerce Committee Chairman Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said he didn't know Blumer despite her 17 years living in Juneau...
Leaders consider curbs on pull-tabs

...from raising pull-tab dollars outside their own region. They plan to make a recommendation to the full Senate Labor and Commerce Committee after the Legislature convenes next month. During Monday's hearing in Fairbanks, several pull-tab...

...Fairbanks Republican, and Anchorage Democratic Sen. Hollis French. Seekins said some recommendations to the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee may follow, but it remains to be seen if there would be enough steam behind them to carry them through...
Insurance credit score bill moves out of committee

...companies to consider a person's credit score when renewing a policy advanced from committee Thursday.The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee, which sponsored SB55, was the only committee of referral for the measure on the Senate side.Currently...
My Turn: SB 55 would raise insurance rates for Alaska consumers

Senate Bill 55, sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy's (R-Wasilla) Senate Labor and Commerce Committee, would allow insurance companies to use our financial credit score to justify charging us more for auto, home, life and related...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...drivers' written consent. 1:30 p.m., Senate Labor and Commerce Committee holds a hearing on SB 230, a bill to, training and education, passed the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee. It now moves to the Senate Finance Committee...


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