September 6, 2011

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Rep. Petersen’s Report from the Capitol: Important Chance to Make Your Voice Heard on Alaskan Jobs; Increasing Vo/Tech Opportunities

Important Hearing on Alaskan Oil Jobs

This week the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee will be holding important public hearings about Alaskan hire in Alaska’s oil and gas industry. Oil and gas is a major component of our economy, and the good news is North Slope jobs are at near record highs and we are seeing increased development in the North Slope and Cook Inlet, especially by smaller independent producers. In fact, Petroleum News anticipates that this current drilling season will be “one of the busiest exploration seasons since 1969.”

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Rep. Chris Tuck’s Community Connection: Senate Labor & Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on Oil Industry Hiring Practices

As your representative in the Alaska Legislature one of my highest priorities has been to promote local hire in Alaska.

I am excited to report this Thursday, September 8th, the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee will hold a public hearing in Anchorage to discuss ways to increase the percentage of Alaskans employed in the oil industry.

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