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What others say: Legislature should do better at providing stable budget for UA

...This isn't the first time the university has been put in a pinch. The 1990s saw significant and painful cuts that entailed layoffs and systemwide budget slashing. And to their credit, this time UA President Patrick Gamble and the Board of Regents saw the...
Anchorage school district sends out layoff notices

...ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Another 50 layoff notices went out Tuesday year's budget. The layoff notices began going out late...year ends Thursday and the layoffs will not take effect before then. Layoff notices will be going out through...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...spokeswoman Dawn Patience said.The layoffs, combined with 200 of the roughly 250...official acquisition date takes place."The layoffs announced Monday include overhead associated...extremely disappointed" by the planned layoffs, including the impacts on affected families...
Levesque: Peninsula Fighting Championship announces next event

...Championship: 3. It was the culmination of an eight-month layoff that featured setbacks, roadblocks and negotiations. On Dec...I'd like to see more fans but we just returned from a long layoff and we wanted to make sure we were prepared for this event...
Two Nikiski candidates running for District 29

...can provide good education for our children," he said. "I don't think when they get into situations where they have to layoff teachers and things like that I think that takes away from the education." Knudsen said government transparency and increased...
Idea for making an impact on health care

The burden of surviving after a layoff has beset far too many of our fellow citizens. This burden is poised to fall upon the public coffers and place an even greater...
What others say: Keeping refinery open needs leaders' full attention

...was in April 2012 that Flint Hills announced it was idling one of its two operating refinery units. That was to lead to the layoff of about one-quarter of the company's local workforce at the time.In a news release about that 2012 shutdown, the company...
Now playing: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

...hired an obnoxious transition manager who is lining up the layoffs, but the all important shot is missing. Suddenly Walter...Kristin Wiig, who plays Cheryl, and Adam Scott as Ted, the layoff manager, who is more than a bit of a tool. This is certainly...
Arts & Entertainment

...Life is going to throw things at you," he said. "People get old and die. Kids are born and grow up and leave. You face layoffs or success. There are all sorts of challenges that you come up against together, and how you deal with them as a couple determines...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule

...Areas. Listen only.Friday 8:00 a.m.The House Education Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 138 - Layoff Notices for Tenured Teachers and HJR 1 - Constitutional Amendment: Education Funding. Listen only.Friday 1:00 p.m...


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