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Countdown to election day for Olson, Thornton

...a long list of committee positions under his belt including the Chair of the Labor and Commerce Committee, the Oil and Gas Committee and the Community and Regional Affairs Committee. Olson also spent two years on the Soldotna City Council and...
Olson: Difficult votes proved to be right votes

The current general election cycle has been truly unique. Whether Gubernatorial, Congressional, or Alaska House and Senate, the negativism and misrepresentations have been profound. The volume of political mail has set new records as have the singing political TV spots. Only Election Day will stop these ads, since all of these activities are protected as free speech.
Special session drags on

...more, especially when prices are sky high. "We attempted to address that with a gross progressivity tax in the Oil and Gas Committee (which he chairs), but that is not part of the current bill," he said. "I have a problem with the 25 percent...
Legislators see spinoffs from possible gas pipeline

...cost-effective or what kind of economies of scale you'd need,'' said Rep. Scott Ogan, chairman of the Oil and Gas Committee. But the Palmer Republican said he's always had an interest in providing natural gas to rural Alaska, and committee...
Cowards not allowed : Alaskans will let oil companies know where they stand

...withholding ANS gas. March 23, 2007: In response to questioning from Rep. Doogan, Exxon admits in the House Oil and Gas Committee that it cannot independently commit Prudhoe Bay gas to an Alaska gasline without first receiving agreement (read...
Chenault wins Speaker job

...gas to instate users also would be at the top of the priority list. That goes for energy as a whole. The old Oil and Gas Committee has been changed to the Energy Committee, headed by Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage. It will consider...
LIO Schedule

Today 10 a.m. The House Oil and Gas Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 290 -- Stranded Gas Pipeline Carriers. Testimony limit is 3 minutes. 1:30 p.m. The Senate...


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