State officials were staring at grim projections when a consulting firm presented the findings of the Alaska North Slope Royalty Gas Study last year.
Does Alaska want its taxes and fees paid in cash or natural gas - that is one of the questions facing lawmakers as they mull the intricate details of the proposed Alaska LNG project.
Mike Pawlowski has been named deputy commissioner of the Department of Revenue. Pawlowski currently works as a petroleum fiscal systems advisor to the commissioner and has been responsible for promoting...
JoEllen Hanrahan has been named the deputy commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. Hanrahan previously served as the administrative services director for the...
Alaska is looking at some aggressive steps to hold down rising health care costs for state government, with Parnell administration officials saying they fear even the nation's wealthiest state won't be able to afford them in the future.
Members of Juneau's Borough Assembly learned last night of the unexpected passing of a recent colleague. Former Deputy Mayor David G. Stone was praised for his years of public service, and for his kindness and helpfulness.
David G. Stone, late Alaska deputy labor commissioner and former member of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, was remembered as a family man, mining advocate, historian, leader and devout Christian by his friends, mentors and son at a funeral service downtown Wednesday.
Benjamin Franklin once said that "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
FAIRBANKS - An upcoming North American gas study will offer four scenarios under which Alaska natural gas might be developed, according to state Sen. John Torgerson. The worst-case scenario - and the most likely of the four - forecasts that North Slope gas will not enter the market until after 2020, Torgerson said, citing a preview of a Cambridge Energy Research Associates study.
Salary adjustments that compensate state employees for the higher costs of working in rural areas will remain at their current levels for non-union employees for at least another year. A bill vetoed last week by Gov. Tony Knowles would have brought geographic pay differentials for non-union employees in line with those represented by unions.
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