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Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call

...Sean Parnell. Senate Bill 21 narrowly passed the state Senate with the promise that it would attract investment for...The measure passed by the thinnest of margins in the state Senate, 11-9. Critics almost immediately began a repeal...
Oil tax vote too close to call

...Republican lawmakers approved the revised tax system at the urging of Gov. Sean Parnell. Senate Bill 21 narrowly passed the state Senate with the promise that it would attract investment for new wells and put more oil in the trans-Alaska pipeline. Critics...
Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...also will be picking candidates for U.S. House of Representatives, governor and lt. governor. A full slate of state Senate and House seats are up for election after district lines were redrawn following the resolution of court challenges to...
Cleaning up the Kenai

...with Rocky Knudsen, a Democratic candidate in House District 29 and Eric Treider, an non-affiliated candidate for State Senate District 0. Thornton said the three decided to organize a clean-up event for Friday after the issue was raised several...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...presidential campaign as his only political position, according to his campaign bio. Treider, is running for Alaska State Senate as a non-affiliated candidate. Micciche, as a Republican - meaning that Micciche will be on the Aug. 19 primary...
Business news

...Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on July 23 at the Kenai Visitor Center. A forum with candidates for state Senate is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991. Agricultural equipment for rent The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation...
August primary ballot set

...the pin number to the state checking account," Treider said.Micciche, former Soldotna mayor, was elected to the state senate over incumbent Sen. Tom Wagoner in the 2012 primary and won the general election.Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer will...
Rich Lowry: Hail to the Redskins! many people have spoken out against them, "including the president of the United States and half of the United States Senate, which controls the tax breaks enjoyed by the NFL." Get it? It would be too bad if something happened to your nice...
Democrats gear up for party convention in Nome

...Democratic side, the highest-profile contested race heading to August is that for lieutenant governor, featuring state Senate Minority Leader Hollis French of Anchorage and Palmer math teacher Bob Williams.Forrest Dunbar has been the more active...
Senate committee releases its version of education bill

...and changes in the percentages of debt service for school bonds issued by municipalities that will be paid by the state. Senate leaders put a good face on the bill. "This plan puts education in the hands of the people who can best identify and...


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