Pebble Loses A Partner; And The PFD Is $900

Anglo American has left the Pebble Partnership. Union leaders turn a petition with over 22,000 signatures for AO-37 repeal. Municipality of Anchorage denies an attempt to change the way union dues are handled. The 2013 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend checks will be $900. The alcohol tax, raised substantially 11 years ago, hasn’t deterred Alaska drinkers. Fewer Alaskan high school grads are prepared to join the work force. Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan floats the idea of a sales tax. The state’s schools struggle to pay heating bills, but none are taking advantage of a loan program to help them pay their bills.

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