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Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Before finishing all of its work in Juneau, the Alaska Legislature approved state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project, one of the major pieces of business for the 28th session.

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BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP announced April 22 that it will sell four of its North Slope assets to Houston-based independent Hilcorp Energy.

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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Alaska’s second season, that of road construction, is upon us.

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Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Fishers, processors and the general public will see changes to certain fisheries regulations under bills passed by the Alaska Legislature this session.

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House bill proposes adding CFEC to Fish and Game

A bill that would make the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission a division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game got an introductory hearing in the Legislature April 19, with the expectation that commercial fishermen and other stakeholders will consider the idea for possible enactment next session.

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Alaska’s First Hackathon

AEDC is teaming up with the Municipality of Anchorage to host Alaska's first Hackathon June 15th-17th.

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AEDC March 2012 Employment Report

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Making a Smarter Planet

Making a Smarter Planet

Last week, IBM experts on global innovation technology visited us in Anchorage for the “Alaska Smarter Planet Executive Conference” for an amazing opportunity to bring Alaska business leaders a one-of-a-kind conference, focusing on the future of global technology and innovation. At the conference, business leaders heard from Senator Mark Begich on his perspectives on Federal issues related to broadband and the changing world of technology.

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AEDC February 2012 Employment Report

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Week in Review: April 18

Volatility continued this week but to the upside; this despite more saber rattling over Ukraine. S&P 500 stocks gained +2.7% in a holiday shortened week. The 10 year Treasury bond yield sits at 2.72%, up a dime over the week.

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Week in Review: April 11

It was roller coaster ride for stocks this week.

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Week in Review: April 4

U.S. and global equity markets improved as geopolitical risks declined. Russia pulled some troops back from the Ukraine border, though the U.S. and Russia still seem far apart on a resolution.

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Week in Review: March 28

Stocks in the U.S. had a mixed week, with the S&P 500 dropping (-0.4%) while the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed a modest gain (+0.1%). As of the close on Friday the S&P 500 is flat for the month of March, but up +1.0% in 2014.

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Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

Three incumbent members of Alaska’s Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed today, after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.

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ADFG releases 2014 Cook Inlet commercial fishing outlook

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Round Island transit approved; Amendment 80 review continues

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North Pacific council asks for three Gulf of Alaska papers

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council asked for three discussion papers on issues associated with Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries today.

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BOF fails Cook Inlet petition

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Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Before finishing all of its work in Juneau, the Alaska Legislature approved state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project, one of the major pieces of business for the 28th session.

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BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP announced April 22 that it will sell four of its North Slope assets to Houston-based independent Hilcorp Energy.

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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Alaska’s second season, that of road construction, is upon us.

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Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Fishers, processors and the general public will see changes to certain fisheries regulations under bills passed by the Alaska Legislature this session.

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House bill proposes adding CFEC to Fish and Game

A bill that would make the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission a division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game got an introductory hearing in the Legislature April 19, with the expectation that commercial fishermen and other stakeholders will consider the idea for possible enactment next session.

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Working Benefits Blog


Myths of Aging, Busted!

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Small Businesses Received a Reprieve

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New Out-of-Pocket Maximum Rules Explained

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Water, The Forgotten Nutrient

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New PPACA Fees Strike Employers

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Can Workplace Wellness Programs Really Work?

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Pay or Play: Evaluating Dependant Coverage

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Seven Issues To Consider About Pay or Play

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Pay or Play: the Facts about Paying the Penalties

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Our Best New Year’s Resolution

The 10 most popular New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 can be roughly segmented into four broad categories: self improvement, weight, money and relationships. But, there’s one resolution that should be on everyone’s list, at least everyone of a certain age who generates an income: a benefit audit.

Eating Clean…What Does it Mean?

Each January at AlaskaFit, we begin the year with a cleanse/detox program.

Why Your Disability Insurance Audit is So Important

For most employers looking at the health insurance plan every year is a tradition.

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Cheers to 50 Years

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Closing a Chapter, Celebrating Progress

After a very scary daunting health battle, bed rest to regain my health, and so long incapacitated I had lost all muscle in the atrophy of lack of use. I embarked on a yearlong struggle to regain my life back: I made a list of goals.

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Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Before finishing all of its work in Juneau, the Alaska Legislature approved state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project, one of the major pieces of business for the 28th session.

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BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields

BP announced April 22 that it will sell four of its North Slope assets to Houston-based independent Hilcorp Energy.

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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

Alaska’s second season, that of road construction, is upon us.

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Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Fishers, processors and the general public will see changes to certain fisheries regulations under bills passed by the Alaska Legislature this session.

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House bill proposes adding CFEC to Fish and Game

A bill that would make the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission a division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game got an introductory hearing in the Legislature April 19, with the expectation that commercial fishermen and other stakeholders will consider the idea for possible enactment next session.

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