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CH2M Hill calls off Alaska unit sale to work with next year, and he said lawmakers might want to prefund the full amount. Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said "short-funding," as he referred to it, can make the deficit for next year look smaller...
Fish and Game Sportfish director gets a new job

...then additional ones next week as well. People fish in the summer and they meet in the winter." Deputy Sportfish Division Director Tom Brookover has been named as acting director of the Sport Fish Division. Acting Commissioner Sam Cotten appointed...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes pay their premiums, and increases for those individuals are expected to be largely offset by their subsidies, division director Lori Wing-Heier said Monday.The greatest impact is expected for roughly 6,000 Alaskans who do not receive subsidies...
Fish and Game rescinds Cook Inlet season summary to correct 'nomenclature'

...season summary Tuesday and wanted to know what was going to be done to address it. Fish and Game commercial fisheries division director Jeff Regnart told Johnstone that staff had pulled the summary from the website and would be adding a footnote and...
Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around US

...bear population."State wildlife biologists also oppose the ban and have campaigned against it. Maine wildlife division director Judy Camuso said passage of the ban would mean a larger bear population that would create more competition for resources...
State looks to streamline oil development

...boost oil and gas exploration and remove roadblocks to development of small oil accumulations, Bill Barron, the division director, told Anchorage business leaders in a briefing. Possible changes are still being discussed internally and would...
House panel hears breakdown on educational costs

...year, and if current spending levels continue, two major reserve funds will be depleted within a decade.Finance Division Director David Teal said the amounts given to local school districts and the total amount the state spends on education are...
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...issues in the Cook Inlet marine and freshwater fisheries. After nearly an hour of testimony from ADFG sportfish division director Charlie Swanton and central region supervisor Tracy Lingnau on salmon stocks, management plans and ongoing fisheries...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option

...decades and require contributions, potentially from state general funds, to pay future benefits.Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said the plan, included within HB278, was designed to draw down the trust fund, but not prematurely...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...state-owned oil and gas tracts were offered, with 35 sold for about $5.2 million in high bids, state Oil and Gas Division Director Bill Barron said. All bids were from independent companies. No major companies submitted bids.Bids for 10,280...


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