Monthly Archives: October 2007

Is Wal-Mart Paying Fair Property Tax Assessments?

The first-ever investigation of Wal-Mart’s local property tax records finds that the retail giant systematically seeks to minimize its payment of taxes that support public schools and other vital government services. That is the key finding of Rolling Back Property Tax Payments, a report released October 10 by Good Jobs First, a non-profit, non-partisan research center in Washington, DC. Read the rest of this entry

4th Annual Bioneers in Alaska Conference: Creating Sustainable Communities

4th Annual Bioneers in Alaska Conference: Creating Sustainable Communities

Friday October 19: 9 am – 9:30 pm
Saturday October 20: 9 am – 9:30 pm
Sunday October 21: 9 am – 5:00 pm

Alaska Pacific University

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The Bioneers conference features in-person and telecast presentations by leading innovators around the country with practical, cutting-edge solutions for ecological restoration, social justice, economics, cultural vitality, & human health. Read the rest of this entry

Seniors Who Can't Get Health Care in Alaska

The following is an important message from our colleagues at AARP:

KTUU Channel 2 is developing a story (and possibly a two-part story) on individuals age 65 plus who are having problems finding an Alaskan physician who will accept Medicare. I am working with KTUU in developing this story, which won’t air until November. If you are one of those individuals, please call me with your story. Read the rest of this entry