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Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

...producing gas, is important to the fortunes of the gas line project. Oil companies have been major contributors to the...said he sees no connection between oil taxes and the gas line project. Wielechowski, a vocal critic of the current tax...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-15/official-sees-tie-between-gas-projec
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Legislature approves advancing gas line project

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill setting the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project. The House voted 36-4 on the measure Sunday. The Senate later voted 16-4 to agree to the House changes. SB138, from Gov. Sean Parnell, would set state participation at about 25 percent in a project also being pursued TransCanada, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., and the North Slope's major players. It would allow the project to move to a stage of preliminary engineering and design and cost refinement.

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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-09/senate-finance-advances-budget-bill
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Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

...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. "So...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-07/senate-finance-unveils-19-billion-ca
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Panel proposes more school money, pension option

...in 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 on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-01/panel-proposes-more-school-money-pen
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Parnell offers budget amendments

...about the impact the dam could have on things like salmon and river levels and flow. They also contend the major gas line project the state is pursuing would make the dam unnecessary.AEA spokeswoman Emily Ford said by email that the $32.7...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-20/parnell-offers-budget-amendments
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Executives hail project agreement as significant

...Wednesday that a healthy oil industry is needed to allow companies to make investments in a gas line. But he said he hasn't heard anything further on oil taxes as being part of the current discussions on advancing the gas line project.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-05/executives-hail-project-agreement-as
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House Resources advances gas line bill

...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 make...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-09/house-resources-advances-gas-line-bi
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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 revenues...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-06/mayors-seek-assurances-on-gas-line-p
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Funding for federal pipeline not in budget

...JUNEAU - President Barack Obama has proposed cutting the funding for the federal coordinator's office for Alaska gas line projects.Federal coordinator Larry Persily said Tuesday that it's not just a matter of money but also of the office's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-04/funding-for-federal-pipeline-not-in-
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