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Attorney General grilled over transparency

...Development Corp., the state entity managing Alaska's ownership in project, to not show up at an Oct. 28 Senate Finance Committee hearing.Committee co-chair Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, was running the meeting. She was not amused...
House approves TransCanada buyout the state's bills without this pipeline," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and chairman of the House Finance Committee.As envisioned, AKLNG includes construction of an 800-mile natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to an export...
Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Monday advanced legislation that would authorize funding for a buyout of one of the state's partners in a major proposed gas...
State Government
Administration's plan a step in the right direction

...about the proposal. Funding government while protecting the dividend program remains a priority. And, as Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly noted, budget cuts will continue to be part of the budget plan when the Legislature convenes...
TransCanada ready for buyout

...consider that as an option," Lee said during a House Finance Committee meeting, though the final decision would be left...dollars) later.In a morning hearing, the Senate Finance Committee sharply criticized the administration of Gov. Bill...
Legislators: Is AGDC ready?

...Lake and chairman of the House Finance Committee.The official question on lawmakers...Early in Tuesday's House Finance Committee meeting, AGDC vice president...continue today in the Senate Finance Committee, which meets at 9 a.m.The...
State Government
The latest on the special session: Legislators want to analyze buyout risk, rewards

...Gov. Bill Walker is arguing for a buyout, saying it would give the state a greater say in the project. The House Finance Committee began holding hearings on the issue Saturday. 11:25 a.m. The Alaska Legislature has gaveled in for the start...
Walker authorizes funds for TransCanada buyout approval in the Legislature. Standing behind him as he signed the bill were leaders of the House and Senate Finance committees, which conducted hearings on the bill during the special session. The session officially ended Thursday after...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...Senate Bill 3001 moves to the House, where the House Finance Committee has been meeting for 11 days to consider the buyout...Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said he was opposed to the buyout when he arrived...
State Government
Legislative discussion turns to state's gas plan, next steps do its best to be responsive to legislators' questions.Administration officials appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to field questions Friday, and Walker responded to lawmakers' questions in a letter saying that as governor, he's...


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