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An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...upon the king salmon portion of the tourism pie has spread throughout our communities, even to city, borough and state governments. As a result, intense political pressure is applied to everyone who has a hand in regulating our fisheries, from...
Industry wary amid shakeups

...Development Corp. board members."The Alaska project is unique," with private industry in partnership with a state government, he said. "Democracy can be pretty messy at times and it's a challenge to preserve the project," through these...
Officials: Parties moving ahead on Alaska gas project

...the state's best hope for significant additional revenues. Alaska, which relies heavily on oil revenues to fund state government, is facing projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits, exacerbated by the crash in oil prices. A report on...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...agreed to contribute $8 million to a compensatory mitigation fund.Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to fund state government, and the trans-Alaska pipeline is its economic lifeline. Alaska changed its oil tax structure in 2013, in hopes...
Alaska Aerospace Corp. floats idea of privatization

...corporation also is seeking the authority to be able to collect up to about $4 million from customers outside of state government. That amount had been requested as part of the budget for next year but was not included in Walker's budget proposal...
What others say: The bully in the north

...heard Juneau was still the capital and center of state government. Under the Bill Walker administration, that seems...this because Juneau, not Anchorage, is the base of state government. At least, it's supposed to be.APOC's Juneau...
Alaska lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...considering a bill that would require school districts to teach American constitutionalism, the latest of several state government measures across the U.S. aimed at civics education.Alaska's House Education Committee heard Friday from members...
Alaska lawmaker wants to examine state's credits, exemptions

...of a law spearheaded by Thompson last year to initiate a staggered review of tax breaks under agencies throughout state government, is about 180 pages. A few exemptions cited in the report date as far back as the late 1940s. "There's a lot...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...being voiced over the apparent lack of formal procedure to solicit names and vet applicants, which is customary in state government.The governor has possibly reached out to people he knew, perhaps from his tenure as manager of the Alaska Gasline...
What others say: Oil prices and spirit

...and production of oil - the state's primary revenue source - our elected officials soon will be developing the state government's next fiscal year budget.They're quite aware that Alaska's current level of spending is unsustainable...


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