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State-led gas line scores low on credibility that the governor may move the state in a different direction has raised questions about how firmly aligned the industry group and the state really are on the project.Tsafos and Mayer, in their presentation to the Legislature, said the governor's...
Businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...and more.A working group that includes several state agencies, the University of Alaska and other training and industry groups are trying to implement the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan, which outlines the need for employees in...

...species if they are harmful to people.Tom Partin, president of the American Forest Resource Council, a timber industry group, said he was not surprised by the finding. Partin criticized Fish and Wildlife for not doing more to control the...

...there's no evidence that the sweetener is any worse nutritionally than sugar.The Corn Refiners Association, an industry group, has been pushing back at the negative perceptions about high-fructose corn syrup. It has commissioned market-research...
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...countries including the U.S., but if it doesn't, a coalition of companies wants an import ban in response.Industry groups and seafood businesses have asked for a ban on Russian seafood, including Alaska General Seafoods, Aleutian Pribilof...

...task force in Ohio called for a 40 percent reduction in all forms of phosphorus going into the lake.Agriculture industry groups have been asking farmers for more than a year to reduce phosphorus runoff before government regulators step in and...
Governor-elect Walker sees tough days ahead

...and needs to take greater control of its destiny as an "owner-state," not giving in to the whims of industry. Industry groups that supported the rollback of oil production taxes championed by Parnell and his efforts to advance a liquefied natural...

...including Citrix Systems Inc., the food delivery service Seamless, shipping company DHL and industry groups are fighting the problem, with limited success.The Interactive Advertising Bureau's chief operating officer...
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...TECH TURMOIL: Information technology stocks in the S&P 500 fell 1 percent, the second worst drop among the 10 industry groups that make up the index. The worst was consumer discretionary stocks, down 1.2 percent.Earlier in the day, some...
Fast-food protests spread overseas

...bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers and get the public behind the idea of a $15-an-hour wage.Industry groups say such pay hikes would hurt their ability to create jobs and note that many of the participants are not workers...


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