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Lawmakers sweep $94 million into rainy day fund

...45 million - was taken from a long-awaited natural gas project in Fairbanks. The Interior city struggles with high energy costs.Once the money goes into the AHCC pot, it can go toward any capital project."There certainly are some projects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-11/lawmakers-sweep-94-million-into-rain
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Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...accounts, including ones that fund state-sponsored merit scholarships for students and help rural Alaskans with high energy costs. Even then, lawmakers likely would have to come back later this year to address the deficit. "The question is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/leaders-raise-potential-of-budget-vo
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Agreement reached by Senate, House majorities

...accounts, including ones that fund state-sponsored merit scholarships for students and help rural Alaskans with high energy costs. Even then, lawmakers likely would have to come back later this year to address the deficit."The question is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/agreement-reached-by-senate-house-ma
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Senate candidates share their views

...to 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-30/senate-candidates-share-their-vie
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-10
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Walker takes office

...be 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-01/walker-takes-office
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-30/borough-landfill-fluids-in-focus
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-04/parnell-says-hell-seek-re-election-a
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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...

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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...

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