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What others say: New idea for DOT: Look at an old idea

...announced in 2004 and intended to link communities throughout the Tongass by roadways and shuttle ferries. Murkowski's administration secured many of the easements needed to link communities like Kake and Petersburg; Kake and Totem Bay; and...
Coastal plan changes elicit chilly remarks that of New Jersey," a state facing serious coastal pollution problems. Shavelson said Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration had "taken a well-balanced, relatively fair and open process, and turned it into a rubber-stamp permitting...
Proposed coastal plan gives borough less say

...avoid overlap in the effective oversight of development in Alaska." That mandate came during Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration, which sought to and effectively did streamline Alaska's permit review process so effectively, critics...
Disagreement carries over into annual meeting

...years, the SILC was part of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. In 2003, Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration interpreted the law as requiring that the SILC become an independent organization. The governor still appoints...
Special session looms of it could replace or amend the controversial Petroleum Production Tax law passed during Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. "I don't know what's going to come out of the meeting. Some things may warrant changes, some may not...
Fishery proposal sparks debate

...discussed the removal of the mixing zones in salmon spawning streams put in place under former Governor Frank Murkowski's administration and invited the review panel for DNR to present the issues to the advisory committee. Jessica Cejnar can be...
DNR staff tout AGIA process

...project. Rutherford said the major difference between the Stranded Gas Development Act of former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration and AGIA is that there are no negotiations behind closed doors. "(AGIA) allows any qualified project proponent...
Wagoner bill would fund ANGDA study

...highlighted during public review of the Stranded Gas Act gas line contract proposed by the former governor Frank Murkowski?s administration, Heinz said. The ANGDA pipeline would follow the general alignment of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline to...
Difference of opinion doesn't affect just Kenai

...Sarah Palin had nothing to do with the decision, even though Bannock was hand-picked by former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. "It was the commissioner's call," according to the Department of Administration. It sounds like the...
Goodbye 2007

...another look at the controversial Petroleum Production Tax law, or PPT, passed during former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. Concern that its provisions would not produce the tax revenue expected, coupled with an ongoing legislative...


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