Headlamp – Something fishy here – Fairbanks Chamber waves a red flag

March 20, 2018

Fairbanks Chamber waves a red flag. The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce represents our members by advocating for the best possible business environment; promoting economic strength and growth for Interior Alaska; and developing the resources and networks enterprising people use to share knowledge. Our job also requires that we wave a red flag when policies […]

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Headlamp – Governor’s veto really hurt Alaska’s service industry. 

March 19, 2018

More money, more spending.   A new forecast of state revenue says higher oil prices will help slice a big chunk from Alaska’s budget gap, though it didn’t seem to change lawmakers’ disagreement about how to fix the deficit. The new forecast, released Friday by Gov. Bill Walker’s administration, says the state will bring in $2.34 […]

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Headlamp – FEMA says “goodbye” to climate change; Endangered species rules endangered

March 16, 2018

FEMA says “goodbye” to climate change. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, responsible for dealing with the effects of disasters like hurricanes and floods, has stripped the words “climate change” from the document meant to guide its actions over the next four years. FEMA on Thursday released its strategic plan for 2018-2022. It replaces a version […]

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