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Walker takes office a good working relationship between the administration and GOP-led Legislature. Fairbanks struggles with the high energy costs and Bishop said he was glad to hear Walker's remarks about energy distribution.Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau...
Senate candidates share their views energy-starved segments of our state that have been significantly hindered from feasible development due to high energy costs. In addition to assisting in the growth and diversification of oil and gas production, responsible mining, renewable...
LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...wanting to ensure the benefit of a gas line is spread to all Alaskans - including in rural communities suffering from high energy costs. During Friday's Senate Finance Committee hearing, Hoffman said the provision would go a long way toward making...
Parnell says he'll seek re-election as governor

...administration, including the oil tax cut and a plan aimed at bringing natural gas to parts of Interior Alaska suffering from high energy costs. Parnell points, too, to continued efforts to make progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Parnell...
Borough landfill fluids in focus

...comes back into play, he said.While the thermal evaporator is the cheapest option for leachate, the unit has a high energy cost. If installed, the unit would require natural gas from the market to operate initially. But Maryott hopes gas the...
State Education Board approves district spending waivers

...kilowatt hour for electricity at one of its schools, Sheive said, compared with between 5 and 9 cents in Fairbanks. High energy costs are compounded by the poor condition of some schools. Daylight can be seen through cracks in the walls at the Arctic...
Thanksgiving dinner cost on the rise

...manufacturing and transporting food," Alexander said. "As a result, we're seeing food retailers passing on these higher energy costs to consumers." Alexander said a worldwide wheat shortage has added to the cost of wheat-based foods. "The...
Oil tax talks still on

...issue, with lawmakers needing to consider a more permanent solution to helping school districts meet and address high energy costs. He also expects debate surrounding an explicit ban on text messaging, but he said whenever an issue like that...
Bill would help Alaskans with energy costs

...Alaska residents would receive vouchers to help address high energy costs under a bill introduced Friday in the state Senate...state leaders have been looking for ways to address high energy costs, and Alaska is currently pursuing several projects...
House District 30 Q & A unleashing the passion, energy, and innovation that has made Alaska a great state! Seaton: A challenge is high energy costs. I will work to follow the Norway model of a small tanker or trucked LNG serving Seldovia and remote communities...


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