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Make voices heard on Alaska energy relief

The energy rebates shouldn't be tied to the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend qualifiers...Alaskans aren't speaking out on this unfair distribution of the energy rebates. All Alaskans should get a bonus check. Many of you may know a family...
More Alaskans eligible for energy rebate

...Friday that it plans to extend its energy rebates of up to $10,000 to more of...the program since 2008. Home energy rebates reward Alaskan homeowners who...Alaskans can sign up for AHFC energy rebates now. Changes to the program took...
Anchorage opts out of home weatherization program

...Dan Fauske, told the Anchorage Daily News that nonprofit organizations doing the work in other parts of Alaska will likely pick up the work in the city. The 2008 Legislature approved $360 million for weatherization and energy rebates.
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Rebate programs stimulate economy

...the weatherization pot, plus $160 million for home energy rebates, he said. Until 2008, the programs were funded...the program for weatherization and $50 million for energy rebates, he said. The recommendations are included in the...
I assure you, stimulus money had strings

...In fiscal years 2009 and 2010, we committed more than $600 million for renewable energy, weatherization, home energy rebates, power cost equalization and heating assistance. In addition, Alaska will receive $18.5 million for weatherization...
Home mold pops up with improper weatherization

...real serious issue, we started tightening our houses," he said. High fuel prices and the availability of home-energy rebates have caused a rush to retrofit homes. The state has provided $360 million for weatherization and home-energy efficiency...
Energy rebates fail in Legislature

Multiple attempts to share Alaska's sudden oil wealth with citizens suffering from high gas, fuel oil and electricity prices were made by lawmakers during the legislative session that ended Sunday, but nearly all direct efforts faltered on concerns about fairness and sustainability.
Alaska editorial: State should do more than hand out energy rebates

Potential $1,200 payments, initially discussed as a means of helping Alaskans with soaring fuel costs, now are characterized as a "resource rebate," based on comments last week from the Department of Law.
Supplemental budget contains savings plan for surplus

...Committee on Monday as part of a proposed $4.3 billion supplemental budget. The plan also contains $300 million for energy rebates to help Alaskans weatherize their homes and $180 million in municipal revenue sharing for the next three years...
Lawmakers push for energy rebate checks

...pushing the idea. He said Alaskans eligible in 2007 for an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend would be in line for "energy rebates." Rep. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said he likes the concept and would be comfortable with a $500 check to Alaskans...


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