The Juneau Economic Development Council analyzed data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey that shows men in the Capital City make 42 percent more than their female counterparts.
Of course the problem isn’t unique to Juneau. Nationwide, the same survey indicates men earn 29 percent more than women. Statewide it’s 37 percent.
But as always, numbers only tell part of the story. Casey Kelly has more.
- The Coast Guard is working on a rescue plan for an abandoned trawler, The Alaska Juris began taking on water Tuesday nearly 700 miles west of Dutch Harbor.
- President Obama hopes to "pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton — not just because he supports her but because a Republican president could reverse some of his signature initiatives.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.
- Roughly 16,000 pounds of chum spilled onto Egan Drive Monday afternoon. Declared unsafe for consumption, the fish have been destroyed.