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Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...PILT, agreement for property taxes on the gas project paid to the state and municipalities must be approved.The state administration must also formally approve the gas royalty and tax payment in-kind, or in the form of gas instead of money...
Election pamphlet leaves bad feeling

...negative advertisement against Senator Mark Begich by the Alaskan Republican Party. Is this a reflection of our state administration's incompetence or corruption? Either explanation presents a very good reason to vote against Governor Parnell...
What others say: State's cancellation of preference could save the law

...Alaska hire preferences on certain public construction projects deserves a post script.While critics said the state administration's decision undermined the long-standing preference, it's just as likely that the state's action actually...
Legislature 2014: Spending in focus as revenue dips

...limelight to hammer away at Republicans and the state administration about Senate Bill 21, which Democrats call a...year, causing a drawdown on cash reserves. The state administration should have seen that coming and warned the Legislature...
Final draft of ocean plan out, management details unclear

...administration to look closely at this revised plan and take the next step to ensure Alaskans' interests are protected." State administration opted out of creating a planning agency under draft versions of the plan, although a decision on how the state...
Terms for Alaska LNG project go before state lawmakers

...progress the project."Legislation is expected to be introduced soon in the state House and Senate, sources in the state administration said.Lawmakers must approve the state's taking of its production tax value of future gas in-kind, or in...
Borough looks for help in Juneau," Williams said. While in Juneau, Williams met with DOT Commissioner Leo von Scheben and other state administration officials, learning that the change is the result of federal regulations meant to guide the use of federal road...
Comments on spill rules run the gamut

...requirements for blowout preventers with double sets of "rams," or closure devices. In a related development, state administration officials told the legislative committees that state agencies would review industry facility and field pipeline...
Seaton, Diament debate the issues analyzing what's coming forward."Candidates were then asked to comment on the implementation of and the state administration's opposition to the Emission Control Area and its fuel requirements. According to information provided by the...
Dollar values

...certificate despite the failure so far to secure shipping contracts.However, some information has been provided to the state administration on the status of negotiations, Palmer said. TransCanada's contract with the state under the Alaska Gasline...


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