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Tobacco tax would hurt economy

...Administration are considering tobacco tax increases to finance more government spending. As immediate past Executive Director of Alaska Restaurant & Retail Association I believe our leaders in Washington should find better ways to fund programs...
State tries to boost turnover in public housing

...5 percent, but they'll also now be responsible for paying their own utilities.Bryan Butcher, chief executive director of Alaska Housing, said that in 2003 the average family stayed in public housing for three years. Now, it's about...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...and they are now gone." Respecting that landowners are concerned about personal rights, Arni Thompson, executive director of Alaska Salmon Alliance encouraged all to step back and actually read Ordinance 2013-18, which revises the current...
Alaska needs to get out from under AGIA

Last week Dan Fauske, Executive Director of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, released the long-awaited report on the in-state bullet line. The Legislature and Mr. Fauske's...
Mine risks forum slated

...Also scheduled to address forum audiences is Pamela Miller, a former Greenpeace biologist and founder and executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics. She has worked for a quarter century in marine research, education and environmental...
Halibut charter, bycatch issues get more time

...shareholders, management measures at low levels of abundance and a need for economic analysis. Linda Behnken, executive director of Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, said NMFS could have resolved the issues that it sent back to the council...
Business Briefs

...Excellence Award from the Construction Education Foundation and Alaska Construction Academies. Mike Andrews, Executive Director of Alaska Works Partnership, was on hand at the Alaska State Home Building Association Awards Banquet in Juneau to present...
Mine toxin effects discussed

...the Bristol Bay and Cook Inlet regions, while Pamela Miller holds an M.S. in environmental science and is executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxins. "They're experts," Matz said. Matz said he is hoping there will be a good...
GOP questions conservation group spending

...the Sierra Club and the Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund,'' Ruedrich wrote in his complaint. Mary Core, executive director of Alaska Conservation Voters, denied any wrongdoing and said the group has stepped up activity to try to change who...
HEA powers the next generation

...Christopher has a bright future a future made even brighter by his local electric cooperative. Marilyn Leland is executive director of Alaska Power Association, the statewide electric utility trade association.


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