Alaska Government Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Alaska Oil & Gas Association hosts first ever professional conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | KIMO

    To commemorate a half-century of fostering the viability of Alaska's oil and gas industry, AOGA will host a one-day conference on May 25, 2016. The 50th Anniversary Celebration & Conference will feature top-tier speakers focused on oil and gas industry trends, legal and scientific issues surrounding development, and national and state-level energy policies and politics.

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  2. Mentally ill inmate sues over alleged parole disparityRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An advocacy law firm is suing the state of Alaska on behalf of a Palmer inmate over an alleged discriminatory treatment in the parole process for those found guilty but mentally ill. Most prisoners in the state are up for parole after serving two-thirds of their sentence if enough time is credited for good behavior, according to the lawsuit filed Friday by the Northern Justice Project for 59-year-old Kenneth Pruitt.

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  3. Men's chorus performing patriotic-themed concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Tanana Flats Quartet, from left, Richard Hansen, Mike Ferguson, Charlie Cannon and Roger Smith, are performing this weekend as part of the men's barbershop chorus.

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  4. Report: Walker's budget proposals hit poorest Alaskans hardestRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The legislature is trying to close a $4 billion budget deficit this week. But a new report says the burden of closing the gap could fall too heavily on the poorest Alaskans.

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  5. Alaska House moves tax bills toward floor voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker's tax proposals Thursday took a big step forward in the House, though the bills still face substantial opposition and a time crunch with just three days left in the legislative session. The House Finance Committee took public testimony on Walker's proposed personal income tax, with co-chair Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, saying he wanted to advance the legislation to the floor for a vote.

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  6. Murkowski and King Cove road advocates launch new DC campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    King Cove Corporation spokeswoman Della Trumble, second from right, talks about her daughter's plane crash and the difficulties of flying in and out of King Cove as Senate Energy Committee staffer Michael Tadeo, left, positions a photo of the crash in the Senate Press Gallery on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Retired Coast Guard Commander John Whiddon, center, and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, right, listen.

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  7. New Yorker article on Carlyle and its political connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    "The Billionaires' Loophole" is a New Yorker article on how a rich guy doesn't pay a high enough tax rate. What I think is more interesting is just the texture of how this guy got rich: In 1975, after graduating from Duke and then the University of Chicago law school, and spending two years at the corporate law firm Paul, Weiss, in New York, Rubenstein served as the counsel to Senator Birch Bayh, Democrat of Indiana, on the Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments.

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  8. Industry calls Senate oil tax credit bill a oebad for AlaskaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | APRN

    As the Alaska House continues its marathon debate on the oil and gas tax credit bill, the Senate is moving its own version forward, hoping to beat the clock with just four days left in the legislative session. The Senate bill is still a moving target.

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  9. Movers & Shakers 04/17/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Three First National Bank Alaska banking experts were recently promoted. Wasilla Loan Officer Chris Longacre was named vice president.

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  10. Northrim management on economy: Prepare, don't panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Paul Paris and his then-three-month-old son Rodney wait in freezing temperatures for the Cablela's grand opening in April 2014. Economists with Northrim Bank point to sectors such as retail, tourism and healthcare as positives in the state economy dominated by the oil and gas industry.

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  11. COMMENTARY: Confidence in state govt. plunges amid budget concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A $4 billion spending gap isn't the only crisis facing lawmakers and the governor this year. Elected officials are also facing a crisis of confidence.

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  12. Senate Finance introduces bill to tap Permanent Fund earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Senate Finance Committee has unveiled its plan to fill much of the state's $4.1 billion annual deficit using the Alaska Permanent Fund. In April 12 meeting, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, and co-chair of the committee, debuted "in pencil - per the governor - a committee substitute for Senate Bill 128."

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  13. Credit cuts move over industry objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sens. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, and Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, discuss oil tax credits April 11 in Juneau. Photo/Rashah McChesney/AP The legislation tree sprouting from Gov. Bill Walker's oil and gas tax credit revamp grew again April 11 when the Senate Resources Committee introduced its own tax credit rewrite.

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  14. Vandenberg v. State Department of Health Social ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | FindLaw

    Before: FABE, WINFREE, MAASSEN, and BOLGER, Justices. Joseph A. Kalamarides, Kalamarides & Lambert, Anchorage, for Appellant.

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  15. Legislative negotiators OK deepest of proposed cuts to UA - $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A tractor mows in the field between Tanana Loop and West Tanana Drive on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus as the University of Alaska Museum of the North serves as a backdrop Tuesday afternoon, April 28, 2015.

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  16. Inmates donating thousands of pounds of potatoes to the Food Bank of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KIMO

    The Food Bank of Alaska will be picking up a shipment of thousands of pounds of potatoes today at the Department of Corrections Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm. The food will then be passed out to partners across Southcentral to help feed Alaska's hungry.

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  17. Dear North salmon bites presents Alaska's "untold story"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | FoodNavigator

    In a category that is dominated by ruggedness, Dear North aims to embody a pervasive delicate, hospitable, and warm culture of Alaska in the form of tender and nutrient-dense smoked salmon. In silver and white 2.25 oz pouches, chewy bite-sized bits of salmon are coated in what Dear North General Manager and Business Lead Anne French described as "provocative, new, interesting, and Alaska-based flavors," which were developed with the help of several local chefs.

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  18. Want your own Alaska-grown tomatoes? Start nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The tomatoes in this 2013 file photo, are offered from Palmer's Glacier Valley Farm, but you can grow your own -- if you start now. The homegrown tomato is the Holy Grail of vegetables up here for those who have outdoor greenhouses .

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  19. Excavator falls through river ice near village, threatening drinking water sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This March 28 photo from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation shows an excavator submerged in Qinaq River near Tuntutuliak. Residents of the Southwest Alaska village of Tuntutuliak are being warned not to take drinking water from a river near an excavator that fell through the ice and spilled fuel oil.

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  20. Alaska lawmakers are looking at changes in oil and gas tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil and gas tax credits are poised to be the subject of major debate as the Alaska Legislature enters what are supposed to be its final weeks. The oil and gas industry is warning against big changes at a time when the industry is being hit by low oil prices.

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