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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...
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...
Lawmakers plan to attend national Energy Council meeting

The halls of the state Capitol will be a little quieter next week, with 19 Alaska lawmakers expected to be in Washington for an annual meeting of the Energy Council.
Lawmaker questions pipeline potential

...viability of a major natural gas pipeline in Alaska. House Majority Leader Kyle Johansen says he left last week's Energy Council meeting surprised to learn about the potential impact that shale gas development in the Lower 48 could have on a major...
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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...
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...
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...
Legislators fear 'wild lands'

...John Coghill, R-North Pole, for submission of testimony during a Congressional hearing held during the recent Energy Council meeting in Washington, D.C. Keller introduced House Joint Resolution 21 to allow the Legislature to voice its opposition...
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...
State seeks $461 million from stimulus take up the governor's supplemental request until the second week of March. Many are attending an annual energy council meeting in Washington, D.C., next week.


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