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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
Lawmakers to scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...sign off on Walker's new appointments, including new members of the Cabinet and those he picks to fill the three empty gas line board seats.National GuardQuestions about the state's handling of sexual assault and other allegations of misconduct...
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker delivers 1st State of State speech

...the work that lawmakers began on the gas line. Under his administration, he said the state will begin building a gas line to tidewater.Senate President Kevin...Republican-led majority also want to see a gas line built and built as soon as possible...
Walker removes 3 members from gas line board

...appointment by then-Gov. Sean Parnell, expressly allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of the gas line organization. Rabinow is from Texas.Walker's office also said the governor has instructed the state labor and commerce...
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...Walker told the Empire on Wednesday."We have a lot of (gas line) professionals already on staff (in the state government...the co-sponsors of the bill that created the state's gas line corporation, supported Parnell's appointment of Rabinow...
State | Local | AK legislature
AGDC board seeks clarity on confidentiality pacts

...pledge.Dan Fauske, president of the gas-line corporation, also known as AGDC...information is shared between the two gas-line projects being pursued by AGDC...halt new spending on the in-state gas line project and other big-ticket projects...
Pipeline coordinator office to close has contracted with Alaska Resources Library and Information Services to maintain the searchable digital database of gas line documents going back 40 years, he said.A gas pipeline has long been a dream in Alaska as a way to provide energy...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...efforts to advance an all-Alaska gas line, which runs from the North Slope...with the lack of state progress on a gas line that helped spur his return to politics...During this last campaign, while the gas line remained a major topic, Walker sought...
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...sticker shock as bigger-ticket items like Susitna and the gas line projects. But it also would have less financial benefit...prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs...
Lawmakers hold private gas project meetings

ANCHORAGE - Alaska lawmakers, legislative staff and gas-line consultants attended private meetings and signed confidentiality agreements about the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project...


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