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Senate Finance advances budget bill

...request for reconsideration by Gov. Sean Parnell's administration. Meyer has said the focus has been on pursuing a gas-line project and that there were some concerns that the state did not need to and could not afford to do both major projects...
Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

...providing additional funding.Meyer, in an interview before the draft budget rollout, said the focus has been on pursuing a gas line project. "And there's some belief that we don't need to and can't afford to do both big projects," he said...
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...citizens. A separate bill - in line with the amendment added to the gas-line bill - was introduced in the state House on Friday.Other proposed amendments...projects for communities that won't have direct access to a North Slope gas line.
House Resources advances gas line bill

...mixed feelings. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, said he saw this as a way forward in pursuing a long-hoped for gas line project. But he said he still had questions about ownership and control. He encouraged the Parnell administration to...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option a few years, the state was at a point where it needed to make funding decisions for a mega-project, like the gas line project currently being pursued. Committee co-chair Bill Stoltze asked if the panel could hear from rating agencies...
Alaska should have a better approach to industrial development "develop a framework for assessing the impact and benefits, especially on communities, of a future Alaska natural gas line," according to the executive order. The state has agreements with the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, TransCanada...
LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...without direct access to a North Slope gas line. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel...wanting to ensure the benefit of a gas line is spread to all Alaskans - including...expected to have direct access to the gas line. And it calls on the Revenue commissioner...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project help advance the project, should not receive the tax exemptions afforded the corporation for a smaller, in-state gas line project. On the issue of municipality participation, she said perhaps local governments could get access to gas and...
Drilling begins to bring gas pipeline to Funny River

...Charlie Pierce. Once completed, about 700 properties on the south side of the river could potentially receive natural gas line service from ENSTAR. Currently the extension project is being funded through a 2013 capital projects appropriation through...
Funding for federal pipeline not in budget

...funding for the federal coordinator's office for Alaska gas line projects.Federal coordinator Larry Persily said Tuesday...on Tuesday he was one of the scheduled speakers on the gas line effort at a meeting of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber...


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