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Alaska House adjourns, leaves gas bill unfinished

JUNEAU - The Alaska House adjourned Monday and left an in-state gas pipeline bill unresolved, mirroring the Senate's action last week and marking the end of a tumultuous special session that seemed doomed from the start.
Valdez plans big campaign against gas line

...then we've lost our future."A number of other communities and groups have expressed support for the in-state gas bill, HB4, including an Anchorage energy task force, the city of Fairbanks, the mayor of the North Slope Borough, resource...
Three things to watch for in the State Legislature

...which have cleared the Senate and are now being considered in the House. He said he supports moving HB4, the in-state gas bill, forward but wants to see changes to address some concerns he has about accountability and oversight.Here are three...
Politicians, North Slope producers differ on gas bill

Despite the firm support of Alaska's top political leaders for a natural gas pipeline along the Alaska Highway corridor, North Slope producers continue to insist that the so-called "over-the-top" route is less of an economic risk.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...forced to build it along the Alaska Highway, under a bill introduced Friday by the House Special Committee on Oil and Gas. Bill seeks to force gas pipeline along highway 012101 Local 1 3 The Juneau Empire Online The developers of a natural gas pipeline...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...oil, 60 percent over propane and 69 percent over electricity. For Juneau, the company calculates an annual natural gas bill for a residence would be $1,001, compared to $1,346 for fuel oil, $2,638 for propane and $3,642 for electricity...
Kohring avoids voting on gas bill

State Rep. Vic Kohring, who faces bribery and extortion charges, revealed this week that a senior lawmaker asked that he not vote on Gov. Sarah Palin's natural gas pipeline bill.
Producers continue attack on gas bill

Energy giants long considered key players in building a major natural gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope have sharply backed away from Gov. Sarah Palin's gas line bill, arguingthat her plan is unworkable.
Ogan holds up natural gas bill

Gov. Tony Knowles and Rep. Joe Green have introduced bills allowing the governor to negotiate a package of deferred taxes and royalties with a developer of a natural gas project.
Oil merger concerns mount

...told the governor's office the deal isn't a sure thing. King wouldn't comment on the specifics of Whitaker's gas bill, but said a market for gas needs to be found before a gas line project would make sense. House Speaker Brian Porter...


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