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Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

JUNEAU, Alaska - University of Alaska president Pat Gamble said he loves coming to work every day. But at age 69 - and with the university system in a position he feels comfortable with - Gamble said it's time to retire.
Senate Finance advances budget bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee advanced a $2.1 billion capital budget Wednesday.
House committee advances bill on AGDC appointments

JUNEAU - The House Rules Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would allow out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.
Chenault plans to propose AGDC amendment

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Monday said he plans to propose allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska.
Rural Alaskans rank port, harbor projects

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.
Jet fuel a no-go at Flint Hills

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.
Environmental groups appeal herbicide permit

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.
On track

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...
Palin's signing of bill a step in right direction

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Voters rejecting changes in oversight of state boards

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.


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