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State corp. to buy gas company for $52M

...its development finance program. The purchase will happen as the state plans to build a large-scale liquefied natural gas line. "This is an important first step in a long overdue journey to significantly reduce the cost of energy in Interior Alaska...
My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...of thousands of state employee jobs, Alaska's natural gas line project and public programs could face the axe when Alaska...crippling state taxes, I have a fully funded natural gas line to sell them. HB 2002 would be politically expedient if...
My Turn: Alaskans are ready for budget solutions

...model did not take those realities into account. Interestingly, the model did allow us to add the revenue generated by a gas line in the out years. This option made it clear that a combination of additional cuts to state spending, combined with using...
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...benefit of the doubt, we still can assess at least some initial hard truths about a 100 percent, state-owned natural gas line.Will the gas be reliable?No. If the three major producers are not involved, it is not clear where the gas will come...
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...arose from an opinion piece by Walker in which the governor called for increasing the size of smaller, stand-alone gas line project, initially aimed at providing gas to Alaskans, and turning it into a project that would be capable of exports...
State | AK legislature
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...proposed increasing the size of a smaller stand-alone gas line project, initially aimed at providing gas to Alaskans...of having an all-Alaska line in order to guarantee a gas line is finally built," Walker said by email earlier in the...
Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

...state-backed corporation in an alternate gas line project proposed by Walker. The state...the size of a smaller stand-alone gas line project, one initially aimed at providing...long history of fits and starts on gas line projects - to not pin all its hopes...
State | AK legislature
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...past week was Gov. Bill Walker's gas line proposal, one that some legislators...the state has an economically viable gas line "not beholden to potentially changing...the direction he's heading on the gas line. Legislative leaders are looking...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker says he'll dismiss Point Thomson lawsuit

...Slope's gas reserves, is seen as a key piece for the gas line project.The legal fight over Point Thomson dates to at...dispute as part of a broader push for progress toward a gas line project. A settlement was reached in 2012.During Wednesday's...
State | AK legislature
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...have talked for many years about a gas line as a way to provide energy to residents...after another proposed effort, a gas line to serve North America markets, faltered...Mark Myers said the goal is to get a gas line on terms that are acceptable to Alaskans...
State | AK legislature


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