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Walker to Alaskans: Pulling together, we'll get out of financial hole

...then it leaves as a finished product, so they do the opposite of what we do. We have the resources. They have the low-cost energy, so we need to get the cost of energy down," Walker said. Developing renewable energy will be critical to Alaska's...
What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...decline isn't a signal of a 1980s-caliber recession in the wings? The answer revolves around energy and jobs. Low-cost energy is needed for the Interior and rural communities where economic activity is hamstrung by the cost of fuel. Jobs...
What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...relief from the high prices that have been the norm in recent years distract us from the community goal of securing low-cost energy in the form of natural gas. Contrary to what the global market price for oil indicates today, it is a scarce commodity...
Walker takes office

...the situation could not be turned around. He said Alaska is rich in resources and the key to a growing economy is low-cost energy.Alaska doesn't have a resource problem, but a distribution problem, he said - one he said he is committed to...
Gov: Gas imports are 'last resort'

...said. Parnell said that providing energy for Anchorage is a priority, as is providing energy for Fairbanks, where lower cost energy could help spur further resource development. Parnell also responded to Sullivan's comments about Anchorage's...
Brown: Together we can take control of our future

...larger-volume All-Alaska gasline to tidewater (Nikiski) to export LNG will benefit every community in Alaska with lower cost energy, state revenue sharing, jobs, infrastructure, and value added business opportunities. Why risk our own economic...
Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...essential and nearly 70% of the Borough budget goes to education. 2. Energy related facilities and infrastructure: Low cost energy is essential for a healthy and prosperous economy. We need low cost, clean burning energy delivered to Kenai Peninsula...
Senator Micciche gets an ear full at Town Hall Meeting

...North Slope production which brings in 92% of our State revenues and we still have Alaskans starving for reliable low cost energy. These issues are our focus and I feel we will have some positive results out of this session regarding them...
HEA offer could restart Healy plant

...with GVEA could allow HEA to build a new gas-fired generation plant and live up to its promise to AIDEA to deliver lower cost energy, Gallagher said. Considering the lack of movement in the dispute between AIDEA and GVEA, Gallagher said, "This...


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