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Pipeline plan passes the state's bills without this pipeline," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and chairman of the House Finance Committee.As envisioned, AKLNG includes construction of an 800-mile natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to an...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Time to buy out TransCanada

...week has not been without moments of political rancor, some unintentionally hilarious.At one point during a House Finance Committee hearing, a handful of Republican representatives grilled a state employee, asking her why the Legislature was...
DNR: TransCanada 'supportive' of buyout

...Rutherford told the Alaska House Finance Committee on Sunday afternoon."They...Lake and chairman of the House Finance Committee, raised questions about...state.Rutherford told the House Finance Committee that unless lawmakers agree...
Legislature starts work amid dust, drilling

...and co-chairman of the House Finance Committee, when the sound of drilling...R-Juneau and a member of the House Finance Committee.Were it a simple math problem...She and the rest of the House Finance Committee have scheduled a week of...
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...R-Nikiski.The Legislature is expected to convene at 11 a.m. Saturday and hold its first hearings at 1 p.m. The House Finance Committee will examine whether it makes sense for the state to spend approximately $150 million from its Constitutional...
State | AK legislature
A brighter future with the arts

...special thanks by Ben Brown, chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, for her work as a member of the House Finance Committee, which appropriates $800,000 for the council.Chu's tour of Alaska's art network is evidence of how organization...
Letter: Let Medicaid expansion come to a vote

...states with Medicaid expansion were paying with state money. Let's do smart things to cut the budget deficit. This is one of the few that creates jobs and improves people's lives.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage,Alaska House Finance Committee
House Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee has advanced legislation to authorize a buyout of one of the state's partners in a major proposed liquefied natural gas project...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...natural gas pipeline project known as AK LNG.After a 16-3 vote, Senate Bill 3001 moves to the House, where the House Finance Committee has been meeting for 11 days to consider the buyout. The House is expected to hold a final vote on the buyout...
Secrecy rules create angry conflict in Legislature not a partisan issue," he said.After a House Finance Committee meeting, members of the media asked Richards...engendered sharp questions from members of the House Finance Committee, who on Monday interrogated Richards about whether...
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