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Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...federal and state laws. Fish and Wildlife deputy director Steve Guertin, in written testimony before a U.S. House subcommittee earlier this week, said more than 200 refuges have existing oil and gas infrastructure, such as wells or pipelines...
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: Euthanasia, state control suggested for wild horse 7/19/98

...threatening rangelands, ranchers and other wildlife, a House subcommittee was told Monday. Witnesses suggested ways to control...recommendations came during a field hearing of the House Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands arranged by...
Subcommittee cuts dredge-and-fill money

...allow the state to move toward taking over certain environmental permitting from the federal government was cut by a House subcommittee on Thursday.The Legislature last year approved allowing the state to evaluate the benefits, costs and consequences...
State | AK legislature
Division wants spill-prevention fund

...director of the state's Division of Spill Prevention and Response told lawmakers Thursday.Kristin Ryan told a House subcommittee the shortfall in the prevention account is projected to happen in fiscal year 2016, and the account will likely...
State | AK legislature
Panel: Bethel lawmaker violated ethics rules

...Joyce Anderson said Herron could face additional fines if he doesn't submit detailed disclosures by Dec. 20.The House Subcommittee of the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics also found Herron knowingly filed incomplete financial disclosures...
Forest Service chief tours Tongass with Murkowski

...Niblack and Bokan Mountain mines.Last month Leslie Weldon, deputy chief of the national forest system, told a House subcommittee hearing a similar bill from Rep. Don Young that there were more economically efficient ways to bring workers to...
Panel: Ex-Alaska legislator violated ethics rules

...said were reimbursed by the Legislature but not authorized or allowed under legislative travel guidelines.The House Subcommittee of the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics said in the release that it dismissed three other allegations.A...
Austerman: State facing tough budget questions

...should be, in terms of schools, roads or other infrastructure, making it tough to know where to focus spending.A House subcommittee on fiscal policy tried to look at some of those things but fizzled out for lack of interest among other lawmakers...
State | AK legislature
A tablet for every Alaskan student and teacher?

...9 million for digitized education - down to $2.61 million.Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, noted the House subcommittee's reduction."Given the budget adjustments that were made in the House Education budget subcommittee and that might...
Fisheries protection proposal generates spirited testimony

A House subcommittee heard more than two hours of testimony Wednesday on a bill designed to protect Bristol Bay fisheries - possibly at the expense...


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