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My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...efficiency or renewable energies. Because we are so closely connected to the price of oil, from our state budget to our household energy bills, Alaskans have wisely developed institutions and programs that maximize the benefits of resource production...
My Turn: Alaska should repeal Daylight Saving Time

...Time Act was implemented and our habits and our use of energy have changed. Electricity no longer dominates our household energy usage - heating and cooling do. Many Alaskans who oppose the elimination of DST have offered that they would support...
Rural fuel costs on the rise

...back their heat and power usage in the face of rising costs. But researchers say it shows what people must spend on household energy costs depending on where they live and how much they earn. One reason energy is more expensive in rural Alaska is...
Act like a community while in a crisis able to pass those costs on to us? If that happens, the residents get a double hit; we pay our increased household energy costs, and we pay their increased energy costs through increased prices. The business community gets off scot free...


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