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2 hrs ago | Politico
ALASKA OIL TAX CUTS UPDATE. Alaska Dispatch News reports, "With his landmark tax legislation expected to survive Tuesday night's vote, Gov. Sean Parnell says it's now time for the oil industry to increase its investment in oil field projects that create jobs for Alaskans.
6 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan
House District 36 had a reasonably good turnout for Tuesday's primary election, with about 24 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls.
The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.
Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum.
Incumbent Republican Sean Parnell easily won renomination for governor beating three other candidates, Gerald Heikes, Russ Millette, and Brad Snowden.
Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.
With some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell's signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.
Voting ended on Tuesday evening in an Alaska primary election that in part will decide whether to repeal or uphold a new law that cuts taxes on oil production and is worth up to $1 billion a year to companies such as Conoco Phillips, BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. If voters repeal the eight-month-old tax reduction ushered in by Governor Sean Parnell, ... (more)
Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
The Primary Election is tomorrow, and the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are scrambling for high profile endorsements.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is criticizing the flat-tax for the oil industry, which replaced her sliding-scale tax system.
It's a busy election season, and for Anchorage's bus system, that means booming business in the advertising department.
On Monday Parnell signed a resolution "recognizing, honoring, supporting, and encouraging support for dog mushing and dog mushers" in Alaska.
OPINION: When I cast my key Senate vote in favor of SB 21, I had to take a leap of faith.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:12 pm
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