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Juneau Empire
Legislature works by the numbersIn the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second sessio
Legislature works by the numbers
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 hours ago
In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven’t just been working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate. These are in... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Mining tax increase gets first hearing in LegislatureThe state of Alaska has never changed its mining taxes. To find the last time
Mining tax increase gets first hearing in Legislature
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
The state of Alaska has never changed its mining taxes. To find the last time Alaskan miners had to open their tax books, you have to look back before statehood, before even the Alaska Constitution. “It hasn’t been changed since 1955,” Deputy... Read more
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Alaska Public
Lawmakers hear Alaska LNG faces “significant economic headwinds” Members of the Senate Resources Committee heard testimony from representative
Lawmakers hear Alaska LNG faces “significant economic headwinds”
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Members of the Senate Resources Committee heard testimony from representatives of ExxonMobil, BP and ConocoPhillips. Image courtesy of 360 North. As if lawmakers don’t have enough on... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Walker lays out expectations for gas line progressJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he wants the state and the North Slope’s major p
Walker lays out expectations for gas line progress
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 9 days ago
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he wants the state and the North Slope’s major producers to reach agreement on key contracts and issues related to a major gas project before the end of the current legislative session. “If agreements are not reached... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Gov. Walker lays out expectations for gas line progressJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he wants the state and the North Slope’s major p
Gov. Walker lays out expectations for gas line progress
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker said he wants the state and the North Slope’s major producers to reach agreement on key contracts and issues related to a major gas project before the end of the current legislative session. “If agreements are not reached... Read more
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Alaska Public
New subcommittee focusing on Medicaid reform Sen. Anna MacKinnon participates in a discussion during a Senate Resources Co
New subcommittee focusing on Medicaid reform
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Sen. Anna MacKinnon participates in a discussion during a Senate Resources Committee meeting, Feb. 5, 2014. (Photo by Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska) The Senate Fiance Committee is creating a new subcommittee to... Read more

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