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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

...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...
Knowles administration takes swing at stealth PAC's issue ad 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...
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...


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