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Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...expect a veto, Sealaska Vice President Jaeleen Araujo said. Once the bill becomes law, Sealaska will work with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies to receive the land conveyances.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
Local
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...real impact on these government mandated wage increases? Let's look at it from the people side. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 3 percent of Alaska's 202,000 wage-earning workers are paid at or below the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-26/proposed-minimum-wage-increase-does-n
Opinion
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...identifiable boundary," the state said in a briefing paper.A letter sent by the Department of Natural Resources to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which has jurisdiction over the acreage if the Fish and Wildlife Service does not, asks BLM to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State
Federal data outlines spending in Alaska, Hawaii

...Hawaii probably always felt they paid more for their food, and now data from the government proves that's true.The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released data Thursday showing where consumers spend the most money in each of the 50 states from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-10/federal-data-outlines-spending-alaska-h
State
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

JUNEAU - A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday it is opening a 45-day comment period both to gather information on areas in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/comments-sought-possible-arctic-lease-s
State
BP to sell 4 smaller fields, retain ownership of Prudhoe

...project," she said in the statement.BP also expects to submit a development schedule for the Liberty field to the U.S. Bureau of Offshore Energy Management by the end of 2014, the announcement said.BP said it remains committed to its plans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-24/bp-sell-4-smaller-fields-retain-ownersh
State
More questions than answers for oil and gas in new year

...Year's Eve Gulf of Alaska storm, have dogged Shell's efforts.Shell has filed an exploration plan for 2014 with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, that lays out a strengthened program for renewed drilling in the Chukchi Sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/more-questions-answers-oil-and-gas-new-
State
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...also said he anticipates state legislative hearings on the issue.Cole, in his report, said that while EPA and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management made supervisors available for questioning about the investigation, federal officials did not respond...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/report-finds-no-laws-broken-mine-invest
State | AK legislature
New DNR Land Records search portal released

...documents such as state survey records from the State Recorder's Office, Master Title Plats, federal surveys and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Land Information System, as well as DNR's Land Administration System, Alaska Mapper and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/new-dnr-land-records-search-portal-r
Outdoors
Alaska employment back to pre-recession numbers

...claims that Alaska is the only state that lost jobs in 2013 - a claim that warrants a clarification with facts. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers used in the article are suspect because they are preliminary and have been subject to very...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-05/alaska-employment-back-pre-recession-
Opinion

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