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What others say: Cut state travel

...aren't limited to the Legislature, either. Given that this trip occurred, Alaskans now only wonder what other state officials are traveling unnecessarily, especially in a day and age of high-technological communication.It's a new day...
State gives gloomy outlook for gasline session this fall

...session to ratify Alaska LNG Project agreements unless there's progress made quickly on several key issues, a top state official told two legislative committees in a briefing Sept. 9.In a gloomy assessment of the negotiations, Dan Fauske...

...Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead.U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday...
State looks for budget input

...really focus on." Hoffbeck introduced four areas state officials will most realistically look at to balance the state's...demonstration, and said he also hopes residents and state officials can come together to find the least painful solution...
Summer meals available for youth

...lend support to proposed legislation that supports summer meal programs. Groups like the Alaska Food Coalition and state officials are working to make access to the reimbursements even easier. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, helped...
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...effect immediately because the court gives the losing side roughly three weeks to ask for reconsideration. But some state officials and county clerks might follow the lead of the Fulton County, Georgia, probate court and officials in several Texas...
Walker chides AK LNG partners

...committees in Nikiski on June 16.Walker identified a number of issues in his letter to the companies and offered state officials as facilitators to help the companies bridge differences. Consensus on several complex issues among the companies...
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...the state's statutory and constitutional bans, Herring spokesman Michael Kelly said.Some gay rights groups and state officials said the chance the court would not come out in favor of same-sex marriage is remote."Recent history of the past...
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...last year to make recommendations for the new state administration, which took office Dec. 1.Legislators, top state officials and the governor will be at the conference along with community and business leaders from around the state. Lawmakers...
Marijuana legalization is here, regs in flux

...nothing passes?Some components of the bills are more crucial, but the bottom line, according to some lawmakers and state officials, is that the sky hasn't fallen since marijuana became legal on Feb. 24, and it probably won't fall. Local...


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