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Governor signs pipeline bill

...natural gas pipeline from the North Slope was signed last week by Gov. Frank Murkowski. House Bill 267, sponsored by House Oil And Gas Committee chairman Vic Kohring, a Wasilla Republican, authorizes the Alaska Railroad Corp. to issue up to $17...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061603/bus_pipebill.shtml
Business
My turn: Playing fast, loose with rules

...object. Jim Whitaker is the mayor of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, chairman of the Alaska Gasline Port Authority, a three-term representative, a member of the House Finance Committee and the chairman of the House Oil and Gas Committee.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072506/opi_20060725002.shtml
Opinion
GOP penalizes ringleaders of failed coalition

...Republican majority stripped Anchorage Republicans Nancy Dahlstrom and Mike Hawker of their committee chairmanships in the House Oil and Gas Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee, respectively. Both were members of the coalition made up of 13...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112304/sta_20041123002.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

JUNEAU - Parents would be able to monitor pesticide use in schools, parks and other public places under legislation proposed by an Anchorage lawmaker. At a luncheon hosted by Alaska Community Action on Toxics to explain the bill, Rep.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022300/Loc_bref.shtml
Lawmakers confused over oil tax numbers

...off on the important issues at The plan passed the House Oil and Gas committee after being presented as bringing in more...rather than the normal state financial analysis. House Oil and Gas Committee Chairman Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110107/sta_20071101019.shtml
News
Alaska Legislature enters third stage of oil tax review

...look a lot like the governor's bill," said Gatto. He said he'd like to reinsert the tax rate removed by the House Oil and Gas Committee last weekend. The oil industry says that increasing the taxes for the second straight year could create...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110407/sta_20071104021.shtml
News
BP fined $20 million for Alaska oil spills

...Bad maintenance or lack of maintenance should not be passed on to the citizens of Alaska," said Rep. Kurt Olson, House Oil and Gas Chairman, R-Soldotna. "If they take a deduction, we are paying for it, and that's what we are trying to fix...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102607/sta_20071026028.shtml
News
Legislature guts Palin's oil tax bill

...said. "We left the dress off it because the dress is the tax rate and the progressivity." A few hours later, the House Oil and Gas Committee offered a version heartier than the Senate's - 33 pages - but it still strips out the tax rate. This...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102807/sta_20071028021.shtml
News
State disputes claims about tax instability

...Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and in the past for the state tax division and the oil industry. Porter told the House Oil and Gas Committee that the 2005 action was not a tax change. "A tax change occurs when you change the regulations or the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102807/sta_20071028020.shtml
News
Indictments may be downfall of tax

...bill after Gara and others introduced a similar bill in the House of Representatives, but it never got out of the House Oil and Gas Committee, chaired by oil industry ally, former Rep. Vic Kohring. House leaders removed Kohring from his chairmanship...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073007/loc_20070730013.shtml
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