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My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...taken an uninformed position on the minimum wage issue before hearing from both sides on...though the Alaskans For a Fair Minimum Wage campaign, were not returned as of press...Ed Flanagan, the sponsor of the minimum wage initiative. Tom's inability to attend...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-30/my-turn-chamber-ceo-empire-misreprese
Opinion
My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator

...of experience as a small business owner also sets her apart from the vast majority of her constituency. That's because the wage earning workers in America outnumber business owners by about twenty to one. And she's not alone.A glance at the occupation...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-17/my-turn-common-neighbor-legislator
Opinion
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...voting to increase the state's minimum wage. If the measures passes, we may have...it'll still be an embarrassingly low wage in a state with an extremely high cost...proposed establishing a national minimum wage, the American people have been warned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-26/proposed-minimum-wage-increase-does-n
Opinion
Chamber debate turns into lecture against minimum wage hike

...should vote against raising the minimum wage in Alaska, even the servers who catered...co-founder of the Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage, to speak but he cancelled last week...stand on being against raising the minimum wage," Roemmich said in an interview after...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-26/chamber-debate-turns-lecture-against-mi
Local
My Turn: Walk in the shoes of a minimum wage worker

...have walked in the shoes of a minimum wage worker. I know from experience that it's a tougher road today.Minimum wage buys fewer necessities now than it did...tables and worked a variety of minimum-wage jobs.I saw the minimum wage as a temporary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-walk-shoes-minimum-wage-worke
Opinion
Proposal to raise state minimum wage debated

...measure that would raise Alaska's minimum wage may sound good to voters but is "an infringement...government telling us we can't choose the wage at which we're willing to work," University...Flanagan said opponents of the last minimum wage hike in Alaska "predicted doom and gloom...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/proposal-raise-state-minimum-wage-debat
State
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...doesn't support raising the federal minimum wage but backs a state initiative to raise Alaska's minimum wage.Sullivan, in a statement, said Alaskans...competitive.His position on the state minimum wage was reported by the Wall Street Journal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/sullivan-says-he-backs-state-minimum-wa
State
Union members rally for higher minimum wage

...FAIRBANKS - Advocates for a higher minimum wage rallied in Fairbanks to support Ballot...reported."When we raise the minimum wage in Alaska every Alaskan worker is going...Measure 3 would raise Alaska's minimum wage from $7.75 to $8.75 on Jan. 1...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-24/union-members-rally-higher-minimum-wage
State
Reflecting on a just wage this Labor Day weekend

...those who work, this means providing a just wage. We are in the midst of celebrating a long...other consequences. Although our state minimum wage is slightly more than the federal minimum wage, a full-time minimum-wage worker can still...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/reflecting-just-wage-labor-day-weeken
Opinion
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...to home, working to raise the minimum wage, and protecting Social Security and...in favor of raising the federal minimum wage to help support Alaska families.Dan Sullivan...explain why he opposes raising the minimum wage even though it would raise thousands of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-sullivan-shouldnt-ask-or-vote
Opinion

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