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Governor signs energy relief bill

...200 richer. Gov. Sarah Palin on Monday signed an energy relief bill designed to help residents offset soaring energy...dividend is distributed. The Legislature passed an energy relief bill Aug. 7 in a special session. The new law also suspends...
Assembly uneasy with requests for funding increases

...there is no change in the law (if the governor vetoes SB 84), if SB 84 passes and if it passes along with the energy relief bill.If there is no change, the city's contribution to the district will fall by $204,000 and the total district...
Alaskans to receive $1,200 in energy relief

The Alaska Legislature on Thursday passed a nearly $1 billion energy relief bill that will provide Alaskans eligible for a 2008 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend with an extra $1,200, along with an estimated...
Palin energy bill proposes replacing lost aviation revenue

...the state's municipal airports - including tens of thousands of dollars for Juneau International Airport. In her energy relief bill now being considered in a special session of the Alaska Legislature, Palin proposed allocating $150,00 to make...
Legislature heads for showdown end by midnight tonight, the House and Senate still appear far apart. Three days after the Senate passed its energy relief bill, the House has yet to pass its version, raising concerns no bill will get passed. "I think there would be some...
Lawmakers expect a quiet end to session

...Harris, R-Valdez, and Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, to establish a $300 million renewable energy fund. An energy relief bill, also sponsored by Thomas, calling for an extra $500 per person from the state's permanent fund. A bill from...
Legislators wait for word on energy plan

...Fourth of July holiday, legislative leaders say. That will leave them having to decide whether to consider Palin's energy relief bill either while they are considering AGIA, after they've taken action on AGIA, or to suspend work on AGIA to take...
PFD checks to be distributed early

...a Lundberg Survey. Despite the cost disparity, consensus among lawmakers for help was not easily achieved. The energy relief bill generated tremendous debate before being passed with about two hours left in the special legislative session. Some...


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