Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

...Hawaii's Democratic U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard had voted against the spending package, saying the changes "serve Wall Street and the big banks at the expense of the American taxpayer.""The problem is that the House has left town," Schatz...
Alaska Air beats 3Q earnings expectations

...profit of $1.45. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.47 per share.The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.41 per...
Q&A with THCC President Richard Peterson even without me. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?I think I watched the movie "Wall Street" too many times. I wanted to be a financial guy or lawyer, make my millions. I think I had those kinds of dreams...
My Turn: Oligarchy in America

...enhance the financial interests of Wall Street. Though the U.S. was so anti-communist during the cold war, Wall Street is now heavily invested in China...When our government, goaded on by Wall Street, decides to overthrow a foreign...
New Begich ad touts cooperation with Murkowski

...differ on a number of national issues. A Murkowski spokesman referred a reporter to comments Murkowski made to the Wall Street Journal, that Begich should run on his own record.Begich, who is facing a hotly contested bid for re-election...
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...federal regulations and make the tax system more competitive.His position on the state minimum wage was reported by the Wall Street Journal.Voters in November will decide a ballot measure that would raise Alaska's minimum wage of $7.75 an hour...
My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...a long time, even trying to label it the "Fair Tax." It's anything but fair. According to newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, a national sales tax would significantly increase taxes on the middle class. The national sales tax impacts...
Klinsmann was right: team not ready to win

...still ahead of you," the U.S. coach said Wednesday, a day after the 2-1 loss to Belgium in extra time.From Wall Street to the White House to the West Coast, Americans watched their national team on television in record numbers. While...
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars and from Juneau isn't always pleasant - but it could be worse.For those reasons, we're always nervous when Wall Street forecasters proclaim that Alaska Airlines is ripe for a takeover by a larger airline. Three years ago, Alaska CEO...
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan crisis but that Sullivan "fought back, forcing a Wall Street firm to pay for their malpractice, returning almost...Sullivan's legacy as attorney general isn't one of taking on Wall Street and winning and isn't one he should be proud of...


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