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Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Monday advanced legislation that would authorize funding for a buyout of one of the state's partners in a major proposed gas...
State Government
Administration's plan a step in the right direction

...mind about the proposal. Funding government while protecting the dividend program remains a priority. And, as Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly noted, budget cuts will continue to be part of the budget plan when the Legislature convenes...
TransCanada ready for buyout

...Dec. 31, its next offramp is years (and hundreds of millions of dollars) later.In a morning hearing, the Senate Finance Committee sharply criticized the administration of Gov. Bill Walker when it failed to make the Alaska Gasline Development...
Legislators: Is AGDC ready?

...Project," wrote assistant attorney general Martin Shultz.The AGDC questioning will continue today in the Senate Finance Committee, which meets at 9 a.m.The most anticipated meeting of the day will come in the afternoon, however, as...
State Government
What others say: Cut state travel

...legislators included 16 House members and one senator from Eagle River. Sen. Anna MacKinnon is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee. Rep. Mark Neuman of Big Lake also attended; he is co-chair of the House Finance Committee.The conference...
October session on TransCanada buyout coming

...Slope crude is selling for less than $50 per barrel and it is facing multi-billion dollar deficits."Our (Senate) Finance Committee is interested in where that money would be coming from. That is a big deal," she said.Giessel feels the...
Attorney General grilled over transparency

...Development Corp., the state entity managing Alaska's ownership in project, to not show up at an Oct. 28 Senate Finance Committee hearing.Committee co-chair Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, was running the meeting. She was not...
Walker authorizes funds for TransCanada buyout approval in the Legislature. Standing behind him as he signed the bill were leaders of the House and Senate Finance committees, which conducted hearings on the bill during the special session. The session officially ended Thursday after...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...favor of the buyout and the AKLNG project in general.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said he was opposed to the buyout when he arrived in Juneau. "Over the course of the last 10 or 11 days...
State Government
Legislative discussion turns to state's gas plan, next steps

...continuing to do its best to be responsive to legislators' questions.Administration officials appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to field questions Friday, and Walker responded to lawmakers' questions in a letter saying that as governor...


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