Gov. Sean Parnell called for a slowing of government spending in the face of declining state oil production and a stalemate on tax reform during a Wednesday speech to the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce. "I believe that government should not be spending as much as we are, that we need to slow that growth," he said to the crowd gathered at the Soldotna Sports Center. "Why? Because it promotes individual liberty, but also because we can't sustain it from an economic perspective."
For the first time in at least two decades, funding requests for new and improved ports and harbors in rural Alaska will be collected onto one unified list of needed appropriations.
Flint Hills Resources will not restart a third crude oil processing unit at its refinery at North Pole, near Fairbanks, this summer, a company spokesman said May 25.
A trio of environmental groups filed an appeal May 26 to a permit allowing the Alaska Railroad Corp. to spray herbicides on some segments of its railways.
Gov. Sarah Palin is expected to sign a bill in Kenai on Saturday authorizing the Alaska Railroad Corp. to participate in Agrium's future coal gasification plant project at Nikiski. According to Palin's press office, the governor...
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ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska voters made it clear they did not want to change the governor's ability to make wholesale changes in the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s board of directors.
Energy legislation is commanding a lot of the Legislature's attention as the 2010 session heads toward its April 18 closure.
The military continues to add infrastructure and new units to bases in Alaska, and so far units in the state have escaped the federal budget knife.
The Alaska Railroad Corp. saw a slight decrease in net income last year compared to 2009, according to an annual financial report released April 1.
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