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The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

Ninety-five days, 116 bills. It's not easy to know what the Alaska Legislature is up to, even if it's your full-time job. There's barely enough time to count the numbers, let alone figure out what's behind them.
Matanuska Electric approves slight rate decrease

...lower power bills for members.KTUU says the proposed rate change would have to be approved by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.The MEA board voted Nov. 11 to reduce rates by 1.13 percent.Utility spokesman Kevin Brown says an average...
Regulatory commission heard some good, bad and ugly arguments the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:Testimony about competing natural gas delivery plans before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska featured some sharp exchanges during the past few weeks, but the dispute isn't about who has the best zingers...
Fairbanks utility seeks 95 percent rate hike for steam heat

...heat service, and said it planned to double its rates over several years.The following year, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska denied the request, saying Aurora Energy failed to provide details that there was no unreasonable difference between...
Dept. of Commerce names new deputy commissioner

...overseeing the department's regulatory and consumer protection entities: Banking and Securities; Insurance; Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing; the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; and the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.
Helen Kathleen Prather McAlister

...School. Following high school, Kay worked as a clerk-stenographer for the Territorial Unemployment Compensation Commission of Alaska. Upon leaving that job in 1944, Kay received a letter of recommendation from her boss stating, "I cheerfully...
House passes in-state gas pipeline bill

...of debate and failed attempts led by minority Democrats to amend the bill, including one to give the Regulatory Commission of Alaska authority to review and approve contracts to ensure "just and reasonable" gas costs.Two members of the minority...
Electric costs to drop this fall

...pours rain like this they have to spill it," Ferreira said.AEL&P files a COPA request with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska every quarter.AEL&P customers saw an average COPA increase of $3.75 on their first three monthly bills of...
Judge says phone books are on their way out

...directories have become less necessary in a new era of phone service.Alaska Communications had asked the Regulatory Commission of Alaska in June 2011 to allow it to halt mass distribution of the white pages, a practice required by state law. The...
Phone book handouts no longer required in Juneau

...see an end to phone companies' automatic distribution of phone books with residential listings.The Regulatory Commission of Alaska on Friday agreed with recommendations to stop the requirement. The information, the commission decided, is largely...


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