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Legislative lease lawsuit shows lawmaker emailed developer

...ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An attorney is using emails between a lawmaker and developer in his case against the Legislature's $4 million lease on renovated Anchorage office space. Emails show the lawmaker who the "Taj Mahawker" is named for used his personal email...
What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...continue to be many discussions among lawmakers and the public as to how best shore up...Native population.The vast majority of lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature are white...communities after families move away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

...said. "But it hasn't been changed as of now," he said.Lawmakers were told in September that Boykin was leading the state's...the Legislature approved buying out TransCanada's stake, lawmakers voiced concerns with and confusion over the level of organization...
House approves TransCanada buyout

...which contained $9.09 billion as of Sept. 30.Despite an official tally overwhelmingly in favor of the bill, many lawmakers said their support was conditional and they hoped for more organization and disclosure from the administration of Gov. Bill...
Legislators: Is AGDC ready?

...of a legislative inquiry on Tuesday as lawmakers consider whether the AGDC is fit to take...Committee.The official question on lawmakers' agenda in this special session is whether...hundreds of millions of dollars) later.Lawmakers seem to have been convinced of the financial...
State Government
TransCanada supportive of buyout, state official says a proposed gas project in Alaska, a state official told lawmakers.Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford made...Rutherford told Senate Finance Monday.Walker is asking lawmakers to approve about $158 million in spending in buyout- and...
State Government
Administration's plan a step in the right direction

...with a revenue plan it pitched to lawmakers last week.According to the Associated...the concept, as explained to lawmakers by Attorney General Craig Richards...the state's financial assets. Lawmakers say they are keeping an open mind...
Ready or not, here comes the gasline special session

Hopefully the latest special legislative session will go smoother than the first two.Lawmakers will convene in Juneau Oct. 24 for the third time this year, with time-sensitive gasline issues on the agenda this go-round...
Getting off on the right foot

...and pitched a gas reserves tax measure for lawmakers to consider.Unfortunately, lawmakers aren't yet sure what they will be considering...convened in January, he apparently just assumed lawmakers would work out the details. A Medicaid expansion...
TransCanada ready for buyout

...for Canadian firm TransCanada, told lawmakers Wednesday that if they don't approve...of directors.The revelation came as lawmakers debate whether to allocate $157.6...House, things were calmer as Lee told lawmakers that yes, TransCanada has confidence...


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