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Some answers on oil taxes

...pass the House. So during those two years, there were a lot of consultants both for the legislative branch and the executive branch that had drilled down and identified five key problems with ACES...(Following the session) everybody had sort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-14/some-answers-oil-taxes
State
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...its use by the law, constitution or something else."We have a functioning legislative branch and a functioning executive branch working together for the benefit of Alaskans," he said.He listed as accomplishments a plan to provide additional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/parnell-signs-budget-bills-makes-no-vet
State
Elected AG bill overruled by others

...For Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, the issue is one of preserving the system of checks and balances for the executive branch of state government. "They should be there protecting the state's laws, and when you have them there working...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06/elected-ag-bill-overruled-others
State | AK legislature
Why CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets

...Lawmakers tend to put aside partisan differences if they believe that Congress' power is coming under threat from the executive branch.Q: What does the Senate report say?A: That's still secret. What's publicly known is that it's 6,300...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-03-13/why-cia-senators-still-feuding-over-9
Not For Web
Committee advances bill rejecting pay raises

...Tuesday.The bill would reject pay raises that were recommended by the State Officers Compensation Commission as a way for those offices to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It has already passed the Senate.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/committee-advances-bill-rejecting-pay-r
State
Young talks states' rights, oil and gas development

...he said."Every president very frankly for the last seven presidents has tried to accumulate power within the executive branch and in doing so we've lost the legislative capability to direct this country," Young said.He said the country...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/young-talks-states-rights-oil-and-gas-d
State | AK legislature
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...commissioners, to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees. It called for raising the governor's...people running for office - particularly with the executive branch - aren't running for the pay but for the chance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-03/senate-panel-advances-bill-rejecting-pa
State
Senate rejects pay raises for top state officials

...lieutenant governor and department heads, mainly referred to as commissioners, to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.It called for raising the governor's salary from $145,000 a year to $150,873, and the lieutenant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-11/senate-rejects-pay-raises-top-state-off
State | AK legislature
The overreach of executive power

...project reviews are fragmented, local and tribal governments are sidelined, and too much power is concentrated in the executive branch, particularly the Department of Natural Resources.Resource development projects often involve multiple activities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-09/overreach-executive-power
Opinion
Governing, not government, is our problem to solve

...broad. It's much more than the President, Congress and the Supreme Court. There are 15 Cabinet members in the executive branch that each oversee their own department. Some of those include dozens of separate federal agencies. For instance...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-30/governing-not-government-our-problem-
Opinion

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