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Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill that would reject recommended pay increases for top state officials. Committee co-chair Kevin Meyer said he supported the recommendations of the State Officers Compensation Commission.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-03/senate-panel-advances-bill-rejecting-pa
State
Uphold sovereignty, reject 'Fast Track'

Alaskans have a tradition of upholding our sovereignty, at least in our rhetoric.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-01-06/uphold-sovereignty-reject-fast-track
Letters
Teachers union, school district to begin bargaining

...volunteer Molly Box attributes to a lack of effort by the Juneau School District."You can't come in and do this 'take it or leave it' offer," said Box, an AVID teacher at Floyd Dryden Middle School. "The district has pretty much refused to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-17/teachers-union-school-district-begin-ba
State | Local
Kawasaki draws rebuke for conduct on House floor

JUNEAU - You can chalk Tuesday up as one bad day for a Fairbanks Democrat. Rep.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-03/kawasaki-draws-rebuke-conduct-house-flo
State
NHL labor talks wrap up with still no progress

NEW YORK - Two days of talks between the NHL, the players' association, and federal mediators still haven't provided any answers how to end the lockout. Representatives from the fighting sides made it into the same room with a federal mediator Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-12-14/nhl-labor-talks-wrap-still-no-progress
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Gas line supporters need public support

L egislators are taking a break from the state capital while Gov. Frank Murkowski will keep pushing for public acceptance of his natural gas line contract negotiated with the major North Slope oil and gas producers.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061906/opi_20060619001.shtml
Opinion
Dems vow to obstruct ANWR drilling

A group of Senate Democrats led by Maria Cantwell of Washington state has threatened to filibuster a defense spending bill that would authorize oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122105/sta_20051221003.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

I've been updating my list of Things I Don't Understand, or, as we call them, TIDUs. You surely have a list of your own. Compare it to mine. Please note: this updates last year's list. There are very few duplications, indicating that the older you get, the less you understand.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011400/Ope_wiley.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

PHILADELPHIA - Peter Forsberg signed a three- year, $30 million contract. Also Tuesday, a New York newspaper virtually retired Wayne Gretzky without his permission, running headlines on both the back and front pages.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041499/Spo_sides.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

In a historic breakthrough Tuesday evening, the Alaska House approved what is believed to be the first regulation on the discharge of cruise ship graywater ever adopted anywhere.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050201/Loc_Cruise.shtml

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