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New court fees to affect citizens, lawyers, reporters

...practicing in Anchorage who takes special interest in First Amendment law. Extensions of the judicial branch of Alaska's government are neither included nor expressly exempted from the Alaska's open records law definition of a public agency...
Walmarts to continue stocking local salmon

...Community and Economic Development to its corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., according to the state of Alaska's government website. The team is intended to educate senior Wal-mart Stores Inc. executives and buyers of Alaska's sustainable...
Voices of Alaska: Oil tax needs to be competitive

...There has since been a dramatic rebound in investment. Some say that lowering ACES' tax take sufficiently to make Alaska's government take competitive with that of other oil bearing provinces around the world would result in a "giveaway" to the...
When it comes to habitat, keep professionals, avoid tweaking reorganizing policies change only when managers change. Habitat protection is an important sovereign duty of Alaska?s government and must not be sacrificed for proprietary gains by the ?owner state,? such as higher wellhead prices or profit...
What others say: A big gas line remains possible

...selling that gas.It won't sell it, though, if it can't find a buyer. Buyers want cheap, reliable gas. Alaska's government can't change the cost of an 800-plus-mile pipeline by much, but it can make itself more reliable by committing...
Alaskans should demand fair oil value

...retention of profits. Oil companies normally keep about 21 percent when developing fields similar to Prudhoe Bay. Alaska's government currently takes about 33 percent of profits from oil production; the feds take about 24 percent. Alaska's 33...
DNR must explain permit denial for Point Thomson

...pipeline project was feasible, and without a pipeline, you have no reason to develop the gas field. It would appear Alaska's government is banking on the public not understanding the details and, therefore, will be unable to discern Irwin's recent...


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