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My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...playing field, businesses from Ketchikan to Barrow can do just that.So we applaud Rep. Young for his leadership on reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank.? Rachael Petro serves as the president and CEO of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce.
My Turn: The admission fee for living in paradise

"Don't tax me!" That's the message the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce and Concerned Juneau Seniors have for elected officials struggling with budget deficits. It's a chorus that'll be getting...
Businesses weigh in on state budget problems

...Legislature could possibly handle the state's fiscal crisis ahead of next year's legislative session.The Alaska State Chamber of Commerce in a draft letter addressed to Gov. Bill Walker and sent to the state's 62 elected officials said cuts to...
My Turn: Killing government with demands of efficiency

...But many people think it's still too early to talk taxes. Rachel Petro, President and CEO of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, believes hardworking Alaskans shouldn't have to pay more until the governor and Legislature can say "with...
My Turn: Alaskans are ready for budget solutions

As one of the participants privileged to be invited to Gov.
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...prices, that's a win-win for business," said Michael Egenton, senior vice president of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce. "That creates jobs and helps the economy by lowering energy prices."Scott Ross, associate director of...
At hearing, public support for pipeline

...Gonder, a board member of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance.Rachel Petro, president and CEO of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, praised state officials who drafted the legislation by highlighting state participation and gas share percentage...
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NYC, Calif. bills fight to protect caregivers

...Legislature would cover those who provide "medical or supervisory care" to children, spouses or parents, but the state Chamber of Commerce claims it's too vague and "a job killer" and has successfully opposed it for several years.In a letter...
Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

...with legislators and fill them in on the priorities of the Alaska business community.Members of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce met with 59 of the state's 60 lawmakers over the course of two days, chamber Deputy Director Andy Rogers said...
Lloyd Johnson

...Regional Manager. Lloyd was active in the community as a Rotarian and serving on both the Juneau and Alaska State Chamber of Commerce boards. He coached Hooptime Basketball and was a high school basketball referee.Lloyd leaves behind his wife...


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