A highly paid Alaska Senate staffer who was in psychiatric care following an assault conviction will no longer be employed by the Legislature as of June 30, a spokesman for the Senate majority caucus said Monday.
On April 28, we remember those workers who said goodbye to their families, went off to work and never returned home. April 28 is internationally known as Workers' Memorial Day.
A top Senate staff member who took leave following an assault arrest and conviction but remained on the state payroll has not been paid in full since November 2014, a Senate majority spokesman said.
Vic Fischer, one of the two surviving delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, recently quoted Bob Bartlett, our first U.S. senator, who cautioned Alaskans not to allow us to become captive to out-of-state companies.
The federal Economic Development Administration has given the go-ahead for a grant application that could supply $5 million for a $10 million ship lift at Alaska Ship and Drydock.
Staff reports from around the state
Staff and Wire reports form around the state
For struggling Alaska salmon fishermen, a federal financial aid program will shut down this year. But many fishermen see the bright side - getting disqualified for federal aid is a good sign for their industry.
Jacob Case is studying to be a marine industrial coater in an apprenticeship program geared to provide Alaska Ship & Drydock the skilled workers it needs.
The state is receiving up to $8 million in federal funds to provide job retraining for fishermen and seafood industry employees affected by the salmon price decline, the state's labor commissioner said Monday.
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