Anchorage police union will give up some pay raises in contract deal

Anchorage cops have joined firefighters in agreeing to forgo some pay raises as the city confronts a budget shortfall, according to a new labor deal negotiated with the administration of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and the local police union.

Officials say the deal, if approved by the Anchorage Assembly, will save the city about $1 million over the next three years. The contract is between the city and the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association.

Police union members will still see...

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