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Stedman to tout Arctic at Energy Council

...spoke briefly about the Energy Council meeting during a House majority press...making his first trip to the Energy Council meeting."From my perspective...who is not attending the Energy Council meeting, Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel...
Back from break, Legislature passes bills

...afternoon, but Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, one of the legislators who attended the Energy Council meeting, praised him for his work in steering the meeting."I just wanted to say that I'm 'Alaska proud' for the...
Lawmakers pleased with trip to D.C.

...Tuesday.The four-day Energy Council meeting, chaired by Southeast Alaska's...C., last week for the Energy Council meeting, a roundtable of the Pacific...said Gardner.Chairing the Energy Council meeting itself kept Stedman busy...
SE lawmakers warm to blunt Begich speech

...Southeast legislator who was not present for Begich's speech. He left Juneau Sunday to prepare for this week's Energy Council meeting in Washington, D.C., which he is chairing.Begich was the keynote speaker at the Tongass Democratic Party's...
Capitol quiets as legislators head to D.C.

...are taking their annual breather this week as the Energy Council meeting in Washington, D.C., begins Thursday.On...well as on the Fish and Game subcommittee.The Energy Council meeting, which is being chaired by Sitka Republican Sen...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...didn't object to the April break, but said legislative work shouldn't stop so a few lawmakers can attend Energy Council meetings in March. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! StumbleUpon Facebook Reddit ...
Legislators report from D.C.

...legislators in Washington, D.C. to attend Energy Council meetings say they're finding both good and bad news for...Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, said the Energy Council meetings were too important to Alaska to be missed. The...
My turn: Shale gas could be a bridge to a gas pipeline in Alaska

A number of Alaska legislators recently attended energy council meetings in Washington, D.C., and came away with the mistaken impression that the emergence of shale gas would damage (if not end...
Lawmakers indulge in state-funded junket

Several lawmakers on Tuesday defended their mid-session trip (to the Energy Council meeting in Washington D.C.) as important to their work in Juneau, given the importance of oil and gas in the state. What utter nonsense...
Session reaches halfway point

...the Legislature essentially shut down for three days last week as about a third of the 60 lawmakers attended an energy council meeting in Washington, D.C. The trips prompted criticism but were defended by legislators as justified given Alaska's...


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