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Special session looms

...session." "I think it will take longer than 30 days," said Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, whose House Special Committee on Oil and Gas is first in line among committees to begin reviewing the details of the ACES bill. "We should have it out...
Chenault: Oil tax session might extend

...morning after several days of work and some 40 amendments to the version that emerged last week from the House Special Committee on Oil and Gas. Finance co-Chair Bill Stoltz, R-Wasilla, acknowledged "some level of confusion" trying to follow...
Legislators see spinoffs from possible gas pipeline

...that isn't stopping Alaskans from imagining possible spinoffs from the line. A subcommittee of the House Special Committee on Oil and Gas will look at the possibility of sending gas from the pipeline to communities along the Yukon River. The panel...
ACES hearings to begin Friday

The House Special Committee on Oil and Gas will begin hearings on Gov. Sarah Palin's proposal to review and rewrite the Petroleum Production Tax, the subject of a special...
Olson's committee pushes for substitute

...Tax (PPT) by increasing the tax rate and other changes. After 10 days of hearings and debate, the House Special Committee on Oil and Gas, which Olson chairs, proposed a substitute that eliminated Palin's tax increase, but adjusted the PPT's...
House committee approves regulatory exemption for gas pipeline

...Environmental Forum, said House Bill 29 could also reduce protections against gas tanker spills. The House Special Committee on Oil and Gas later rejected an amendment that would have restored the traditional role of the JPO, a state-federal agency...


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