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8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Oil industry is here for shareholder profit, not Alaska's future

OPINION: Columnist Alan Boraas argues that the oil industry's purpose is profit from Alaska, not progress for Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Delta Junction, AK, Juneau, AK, US Governors

16 hrs ago | DNR Public Notices

DGGS publishes strategic and critical minerals geochemical reports

The Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys recently published nine reports, containing new geochemical analyses of samples collected and analyzed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines in Alaska, between the 1960s and 1980s, using more precise modern techniques.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Alaska, US Governors, Selawik, AK

20 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Repealing oil tax reform will produce wide consequences

Gov. Sean Parnell signs Senate Bill 138 in Fairbanks in May. The bill authorizes the state to take a 25 percent ownership in a large natural gas pipeline project along with the major North Slope producers and pipeline company TransCanada.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax

Yesterday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Legislators on both sides agreed ACES needed changes

Former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, a Democrat, speaks at a rally calling for changes in Alaska's oil tax structure on Feb. 23, 2011, in Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US News, US Governors, Tax

Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Family holding out hope as search continues

Lanell Adams misses her best friend. She misses making funny faces with her two nieces when they talked via Skype and would do anything to see their smiling faces again.

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Related Topix: Kenai, AK, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Palin gets this one right: Repeal SB 21

OPINION: Sarah Palin has it right on oil taxes - Alaskans need to push back and repeal Senate Bill 21. Pictured: Palin during a book-signing tour in 2013.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

Gov. Sean Parnell, in a statement Thursday, said that if mediation doesn't work, "the state is prepared to pursue all remedies available under the contract, including legal action."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Xerox, US Governors

Alaska Journal of Commerce

How SB 21 attempts to solve the problems with ACES

Surrounded by workers employed by the oil industry, Gov. Sean Parnell signs Senate Bill 21 at a special event hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce in May 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, Nenana, AK, Glennallen, AK

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Tapping savings for pensions to preserve Alaska's bond rating

Alaska's ability to pay down pension deficits unique: Despite the state's oil wealth, Alaska in 2012 had one of the lowest levels of pension funding, with just 59.2 percent of its future pension liabilities covered, according to a report from Bloomberg on the state's decision to tap a budget reserve account to pay down some of those costs .

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Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Clearfield County Viewer, Queensland Saves, Meth Labs in Indiana

The county's GIS office collaborated with the assessment office and IT department to develop the online map viewer application .

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Related Topix: Indiana, US Governors

Bloomberg

Alaska Taps Rainy-Day Cash for Pension Gap: Muni Credit

Alaska , like local governments across the U.S., is grappling with the pension costs of its retired workers.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Financial Markets, Retirement, Lexington, KY

Anchorage Daily News

Parnell doesn't have a lock on the governor's race yet

OPINION: Mike Dingman argues that Bill Walker has a shot against Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Sports

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Parnell's challengers, mainstream and otherwise, make their case for election

Six candidates for governor wait their turn to speak Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at a "meet and greet" luncheon sponsored by the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Wasilla, AK, US Governors, Seward, AK, Soldotna, AK, Recreational Vehicle, Establishment, Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Daily News

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Despite an apparent bust for the 2014 nesting season, a Pacific loon that returns to Connors Lake in Anchorage every year laid eggs late, on an unknown day -- which means they could hatch at any moment.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Butte, AK, US Governors

Myrtle Beach Online

Parnell won't study pot measure ahead of vote

Parnell said he would work to implement the initiative if it passes in November; the Republican also is up for re-election this year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Business News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Parnell won't study pot measure ahead of vote

Parnell said he would work to implement the initiative if it passes in November; the Republican also is up for re-election this year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marijuana, John Hickenlooper

Alaska Journal of Commerce

EDITORIAL: Another election, another frivolous complaint

Following a misinformed opinion column penned by lieutenant governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a planned event at the National Congress of American Indians conference in Anchorage earlier this month, a state Democratic party officer has now filed an ethics complaint against Parnell.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Anchorage, AK, Opinion

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Losing money on booze, new state ferries won't have bars aboard

The one highway on which Alaskans have long been encouraged to drink while traveling is the Alaska Marine Highway, but budget cuts will eliminate that pastime for some -- and possibly all, eventually -- state ferry travelers.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors, Anchorage, AK, Ferry, AK, Juneau, AK

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KIMO

Federal Medicaid Expansion Study Claims Alaska is Missing out

A new study from the Council of Economic Advisers claims that states who chose to opt out of medicaid expansion could be missing opportunities.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Miami Herald

Parnell: Pipeline agreement signed

Gov. Sean Parnell says an agreement has been signed that allows for the next stage in pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project.

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Related Topix: US Governors

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