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Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...are heading in the right direction, though he's not sure they're on the right path.Egan voted in favor of gas line legislation during the last session and noted there is a "provision ... that provides revenue that goes to rural Alaska...
Elected AG bill overruled by others

...R-Chugiak, is the primary sponsor of the resolution, HJR18. He told the Empire Friday that other bills such as the gas line legislation (SB138) and omnibus education bill (HB278) have taken precedence over the measure."We may be running out...
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Governor introduces gas line legislation

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has introduced gas line legislation that would set a gross tax rate of 10.5 percent on gas.The provision's part of a larger bill meant to help advance a liquefied...
Restoring public trust may be behind rush for a new oil tax

...Palin has not been afraid to stand up to the oil companies, an industry the old guard has long protected. Her gas line legislation, which the industry vehemently opposed, received the Legislature's backing last spring. Often asked if she's...
Alaska editorial: Palin's popularity yet to be tested

...made them public issues. All this counts. But it won't be enough. She has made good on her word by winning gas line legislation on her terms. However, legislation doesn't build a gas line, and eventually comparisons to previous administrations...
Alaska editorial: Voters are looking for changes in ethics laws

...down to the last hours of the last night of the session. Since the Palin administration is starting over on gas line legislation and a possible pipeline contract, lawmakers will have plenty of free time early on this year to focus on ethics...
US Senate sets southern route for gas pipeline

...the Democrat beat him to it, called Daschle's amendment inadequate and unoriginal. Daschle's proposals for gas line legislation are the product of Murkowski's own work, the Alaskan said. The route restriction approved 93-5 Wednesday...
Alaska editorial: Options for legislators in the special session

...7 general election." 4. Pass the oil tax legislation in the next special session but forget about the whole gas line legislation and the draft agreement, which together have several time-consuming steps remaining. They could leave the gas...
Stevens voices concerns about gas line legislation

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens is concerned about federal legislation proposed by the oil industry to streamline permits for a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.
State operating budget ready for Senate vote

...initiative last fall. Hoffman said lawmakers also wanted to clear the plate for work on Gov. Sarah Palin's gas line legislation, called the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, or AGIA. "(We) gave the Senate some time left in the session to...


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