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Governor calls special session on 3 issues

...bill meant to further advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project, and HB359, Parnell's bill to strengthen...Chenault's bill to further advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project had stalled in the Senate. Stedman called...
Kenai Peninsula legislators review session

Four Kenai Peninsula legislators noted accomplishments on an education bill, natural gas pipeline project and reform on public employee and teacher retirement plans among other highlights from the 28th Legislature during a joint chamber...
Budget work continues on last day of session

...additional funding for the proposed south-central Alaska mega-project, given the state is also pursuing a major natural gas pipeline project.The draft bill released late Saturday night included Senate-proposed funding intended to complete the state...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...increases for staff with the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which has been working to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. The commerce subcommittee, in its report, said while valuable staff are key to AGDC's mission, it was...
Alaska should have a better approach to industrial development

Last week, Gov. Sean Parnell created a municipal advisory board to weigh in on issues surrounding a natural gas pipeline project that could eventually tie communities together from Prudhoe Bay to Nikiski. While it's laudable that the...
Parnell lays out vision for education

...ones and ease pressure on the state budget - and having Alaska take an equity stake in a proposed liquefied natural gas pipeline project that would be capable of overseas exports.He said Alaska can best control its own destiny if it owns a stake...
Legislature brings gas line, spending talk

...system, which would happen if the referendum were successful. Oil and gas companies pursuing the liquefied natural gas pipeline project - BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil Corp. - all lobbied for the tax change. Pruitt said he wants people...
Sullivan to run for senate

...dispute over leases to develop the Point Thomson gas fields, which helped clear the way for progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Sullivan resigned as Natural Resources commissioner last month, a post he was appointed to in 2010 amid...
Parnell says he'll seek re-election as governor

...suffering from high energy costs. Parnell points, too, to continued efforts to make progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Parnell has set a series of benchmarks for progress on the long-hoped-for line, all of which have been...
Oil companies provide overview of natural gas pipeline project

...Phillips Alaska and BP Exploration (Alaska) want some important economic issues concerning the North Slope natural gas pipeline project settled before the next legislative session. The Joint Committee on Natural Gas Pipelines heard Wednesday...


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