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35 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

Paul Jenkins: Democrats cling to ACES in defiance of reality

Any rational person must marvel at the Democrats' Kafkaesque fetish for returning to Alaska's failed, economy-busting oil tax and their odd predilection for turning good news into sour milk.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Anchorage, AK, US Governors, Sports

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Senate panel proposes new approach on pension debt

The Senate Finance Committee proposed a new approach to addressing Alaska's pension obligation Saturday, a plan that the state's Revenue commissioner said would work well.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Retirement

17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama: 'Political Spite' Motivating States to Refuse Medicaid Expansion

Republicans "still can't bring themselves to admit that the Affordable Care Act is working," President Obama told a news conference on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US Governors, Robert Bentley, Paul LePage

21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Lawmakers OK bill loosening rules for distilleries

The Alaska Legislature has approved a bill that will treat the distilleries more like breweries, meaning they will be able to offer samples and sell directly to customers.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Times

House Finance advances gas line bill

The House Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill setting the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project, with members expressing a mix of both optimism and skepticism about whether the process would yield a long hoped-for gas line.

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Related Topix: Chugiak, AK, US Governors, Energy, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas, Exxon Mobil

KTOO-TV Juneau

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline Board

Sen. Hollis French addresses a joint session of the Alaska Legislature during debate about confirmations of the governor's appointees, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, US News

Switched

"Russia with Love": Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

A legal controversy - critics would say scandal - has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty .

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas

War Is A Crime

'Russia with Love': Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

A legal controversy - critics would say scandal - has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty .

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Department of Energy, US Governors, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas

Peninsula Clarion

Jeffrey, Jensen, Morisky Board of Fisheries appointments confirmed

Three incumbent members of Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed, after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.

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Related Topix: Chugiak, AK, Kodiak, AK, Petersburg, AK, Fairbanks, AK, Dillingham, AK, US Governors

Alaska Journal of Commerce

UA items top $2.1B budget

The University of Alaska was a big winner when the Senate passed its $2.1 billion version of the state capital budget.

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Related Topix: US Governors, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK, University of Alaska Anchorage, US News

Anchorage Daily News

Compass: If you shortchange schools, you hurt students

Every since Gov. Parnell declared the current legislative session to be "the education session," many arguments have been made from both sides regarding a raise in the Base Student Allotment.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Anchorage, AK

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee

The House Finance Committee approved a tax credit subsidy plan for in-state refiners but has scaled it back from what Gov. Sean Parnell originally proposed.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Construction, Tesoro, Nikiski, AK, Kenai, AK, Fairbanks, AK, North Pole, AK

Alaska Journal of Commerce

House Finance committee advances gov's pension plan

The House Finance Committee advanced Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for addressing the state's pension obligation April 15, but the issue was not yet settled.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors

Anchorage Daily News

Senate OKs bill that adds barriers to challenging industrial projects

The Senate passed a bill Wednesday to raise the bar for Alaskans who want to stop industrial or construction projects in court, directing judges to consider lost employee wages and contractor payments when setting a bond in an injunction case.

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Related Topix: US News, Anchorage, AK, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KIMO

Parnell holding virtual town hall

Gov. Sean Parnell is hosting an online town hall Wednesday. He is inviting people to send in questions on education and other "key" issues facing the state via Facebook and Twitter or by email, at AskAKGov@alaska.gov.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KTNA

Susitna-Watana clears one hurdle, but could face additional obstacles

Earlier this month, the Alaska Energy Authority reached a land access agreement with the Cook Inlet Regional Working Group regarding land access to conduct field studies.

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Anchorage Daily News

Bill will allow Outsiders on gas board

The Senate approved a bill allowing Outsiders to serve on the board overseeing the development of Alaska's gas line and backdated it to September to legalize the governor's appointment of a former Exxon official from Texas.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

Administrators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a major challenge on their hands since learning that students in a medical assistant program at UAF's Career and Technical College were instructed to inject fellow students with a solution not authorized for use on humans or animals.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, University of Alaska Fairbanks, College, AK, US Governors, Opinion

Peninsula Clarion

Summer road construction nears

Several road construction projects on the Kenai Peninsula are planned for this summer, as are city road improvements in Soldotna and Kenai, while other projects are still a few years down the road.

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Related Topix: Kenai, AK, Soldotna, AK, Homer, AK, Sterling, AK, US Governors, Recreational Vehicle, Aspen

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Examiner

Don't let politics ruin Alaska's energy future

Even if you have never beheld Mt. McKinley or worked along the expansive Alaskan pipeline, you can appreciate the natural beauty and natural resource benefits of the magnificent state of Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Governors

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