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Judge to move quickly on ballot lawsuit

...notes that the candidates succumbed to pressure by the Alaska AFL-CIO and its president to merge campaigns under a "super ticket...overwhelmingly threw their support behind the newly formed team.AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami said in a statement Thursday that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/judge-to-move-quickly-on-ballot-laws
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Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...critics - including the campaign of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich - accused Sullivan of flip-flopping.The Alaska AFL-CIO, in a release, called his latest statement supporting the initiative an attempt to pander to voters."Dan Sullivan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-15/sullivan-says-he-backs-state-minimum
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Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

...similar bill not only undermines the process, but deprives Alaska voters the opportunity liberties we all value so much," Alaska AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami told lawmakers Saturday during a joint hearing of the House and Senate judiciary committees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-30/union-opposes-legislative-action-on-
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...championship (their coach then was Mike Shanahan, currently with the Redskins). It's only happened three other times since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, according to STATS LLC, and always by the same guy: Emmitt Smith, with the Dallas Cowboys in 1993...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/howard-fendrich/2013-01-03
Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage

...was done in 2003.In 2001, bills to increase the minimum wage and index it to inflation were stalled in the legislature. The AFL-CIO gathered 50,000 signatures for an initiative mirroring Governor Knowles' bill, which was approved for the November...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-08/voices-of-alaska-dont-be-fooled-b
Opinion
Group supporting Senate bipartisan majority weighs in with campaign spending

...Putting Alaskans First Committee during the period was the Alaska AFL-CIO, which gave $134,000.The reporting period covers...our minds." Beltrami, who is also president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, did not have an exact figure as far as the fundraising...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-09/group-supporting-senate-bipartisan-m
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Who needs balance when you've got Favre?

...offenses in the NFL. But perhaps that's all you need, as the Packers are on the verge of their first 5-0 start since the AFL/NFL merger of 1970. Their test this week, a Sunday night game on the near-frozen tundra of Lambeau Field against a crestfallen...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100507/sports_3275.shtml
State talks oil labor

...representative. "It's not targeting North Slope workers, it's open to anyone who wants to use it," she said she was told. AFL-CIO Alaska President Vince Beltrami said that was contradicted by an advertisement for the sleeping pods shown to the committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-12/state-talks-oil-labor
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Knowles administration takes swing at stealth PAC's issue ad

...is an Alexandria, Va.,-based nonprofit created in October 1997 to lobby against issues pushed by the Democrat-leaning AFL-CIO. The group was created in part by a $1 million contribution from the American Insurance Association and in April 1998...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060902/ala_060902ala0090001.shtml
Alaska
Health care budget fact check

...2018 on high-value plans, those worth $10,200 or more for individual coverage and $27,500 for family policies. The AFL-CIO, whose member unions had supported the law, now says it is being implemented in a way that is "highly disruptive" to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-30/health-care-budget-fact-check
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