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Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

...when the state faces huge budget deficits and spending on services like education face cuts. Anchorage state Sen. Hollis French, D-Anch., and Rep. Les Gara, D-Anch., object particularly to Tesoro being included in the program because...
Senate passes capital budget

...anymore for the plant and that this is a significant need that he did not think could be avoided.Senate Minority Leader Hollis French, D-Anchorage, called it a big project to swallow nonetheless. He and Ellis voted against, but that bill, too...
LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...Parnell has said no longer fit with the type of project being pursued and the change in players. Senate Minority Leader Hollis French, D-Anchorage, has continued to question whether the state could get a better deal if it went out for open bids...
What others say: Local hire and honest boards bills for the pipeline owners.Parnell's appointment of Mandell simply didn't pass the red face test. Sen. Hollis French, a Democrat and the Senate minority leader, was on target with a comparison - what if Gov. Tony Knowles during his...
TAPS owners take series of setbacks in court

...California. Critics say state law required members of the board to be Alaska residents.Senate Democratic Minority Leader Hollis French, D-Anchorage, has asked Partnell to withdraw Mandell's appointment, but Parnell has refused. Manell worked...
Proposed education amendment pulled

...important to at least have the debate. All 20 senators were present for floor session Wednesday.Senate Minority Leader Hollis French joked later about there being more "whimper" than bang. But he called it a "dangerous" measure that could re-emerge...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

...lawmakers have advocated including in the bill clear limits on what is and isn't on the table. Senate Minority Leader Hollis French, D-Anchorage, for example, has said oil taxes should not be included in the negotiated contracts.The main areas...
Senator proposes striking same-sex marriage ban

...proposed to strike the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in the state, calling it a matter of conscience.Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, said that after reading a federal court decision from earlier this month striking down a voter-approved...
Senate Resources Committee unveils gas pipeline legislation

...Permanent Fund dividends.The committee rejected four proposed amendments from the panel's lone minority member, Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage. One of his proposals said negotiated project contracts could not include provisions relating to oil...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...see the activity on Point Thomson and additional rigs on the North Slope than the alternative, Giessel said.Sens. Hollis French and Bill Wielechowski offered rebuttals.French, the Senate minority leader, in a speech he entitled "Another Idea...


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