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Coastal plan changes elicit chilly remarks

...future much like that of New Jersey," a state facing serious coastal pollution problems. Shavelson said Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration had "taken a well-balanced, relatively fair and open process, and turned it into a rubber-stamp...
Proposed coastal plan gives borough less say

...ACMP to avoid overlap in the effective oversight of development in Alaska." That mandate came during Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration, which sought to and effectively did streamline Alaska's permit review process so effectively, critics...
Disagreement carries over into annual meeting

...10 years, the SILC was part of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. In 2003, Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration interpreted the law as requiring that the SILC become an independent organization. The governor still...
Special session looms

...All or parts of it could replace or amend the controversial Petroleum Production Tax law passed during Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. "I don't know what's going to come out of the meeting. Some things may warrant changes, some...
DNR staff tout AGIA process

Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources came to the central peninsula to give residents an idea of the progress the state is making toward the construction of a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Alberta, Canada, under the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA).
Difference of opinion doesn't affect just Kenai

...Gov. Sarah Palin had nothing to do with the decision, even though Bannock was hand-picked by former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. "It was the commissioner's call," according to the Department of Administration. It sounds like...
Goodbye 2007 take another look at the controversial Petroleum Production Tax law, or PPT, passed during former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. Concern that its provisions would not produce the tax revenue expected, coupled with an ongoing legislative...


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