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Legislature headed for overtime

...consider the confirmation of Walker's appointees; Walker's attorney general, Craig Richards, whose past work on oil and gas issues and a recent decision to sign on to a brief with other states defending same-sex-marriage bans raised concerns...
Kenai Peninsula Borough hires former federal coordinator as oil and gas adviser position was designed to offer support on all oil and gas issues that the borough faces. Persily has worked on oil and gas issues pertaining to Alaska for more than a decade, including...
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...reform; including return to work, drug dispensing and drug misuse issues. I expect to have legislation regarding oil and gas issues but these may not be ready in time to meet the pre-filing deadline. Also, I plan to address consumer protection...
District O candidates square off on matters with a perceived conflict of interest. Treider has been critical of Micciche's voting record on oil and gas issues while working as superintendent of the ConocoPhillips Liquefied Natural Gas Production Facility in Nikiski. Micciche...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...former chief of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. and a former Yakutat mayor. Walker, 63, is an attorney focused on oil and gas issues with non-industry clients, as well as a former mayor of Valdez, the terminus for the 800-mile trans-Alaska...
Feds: No more false starts on Alaska gas pipeline

...from the Gulf Coast, but it also has substantial disadvantages, like seasonal construction limits and the fact oil and gas issues can be a hard sell amid Alaska politics, he said.The project under consideration would feature an 800-mile pipeline...
House minority leader to step down

...resources.In the attorney general's office, she worked with the state's coastal management program and on oil and gas issues. As a legislator, she supported efforts to set standards for waste discharges from cruise ships. In more recent...
What others say: AGIA is buried, but the pipeline dream lives on

...the House and 20-0 in the Senate.Rep. Ralph Samuels, the Anchorage Republican regarded as knowledgeable on oil and gas issues in the Legislature, was the only dissenter in the AGIA tidal wave. He now looks pretty prescient.Mr. Samuels...
A pitch for Bill Walker

...27 he served as mayor of Valdez and then attended law school. He heads up an Anchorage law firm that focuses on oil and gas issues as well as municipal law. Bill is not running for governor to advance his political career. He is running as an...
Future funds, cuts

...inventions patented, but "we're now in the middle of the pack, and this is unacceptable," Begich said. On oil and gas issues Begich said he is now more optimistic than ever that there will soon be breakthroughs on regulatory problems impeding...


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