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House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget

...merit pay increases for staff with the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which has been working to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. The commerce subcommittee, in its report, said while valuable staff are key to AGDC's mission...
Legislature ponders buying one quarter of gas pipeline

...position within the corporation to oversee the project.The AGDC is a state-created entity tasked with pursuing an in-state natural gas pipeline project as a backup plan in case the large pipeline falls through. The corporation is working on that...
State | AK legislature
At hearing, public support for pipeline

...SB138, introduced by Gov. Sean Parnell, effectively kills the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act in favor of an in-state natural gas pipeline to Southcentral Alaska. Current plans call for the pipeline to end at a liquefaction facility, allowing...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...governor didn't leave the audience without hope."We have the solution before us," Sheffield said. "It is an in-state natural gas pipeline."Specifically a smaller-diameter "bullet line" as opposed to a proposed 48-inch diameter pipeline...
Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...In-state gas line The House Finance Committee plans to hold its first hearing on a bill aimed at advancing an in-state natural gas pipeline project. One of the prime sponsors of HB4, Rep. Mike Hawker, said the bill would empower the Alaska...
Kawasaki draws rebuke for conduct on House floor

...after Speaker Mike Chenault made the rare step to go to the floor and speak in favor of a bill, in this case, an in-state natural gas pipeline bill.Kawasaki told reporters after the Interior delegation rebuked him during a news conference that...
My Turn: Legislature must support renewable energy

...billion in tax revenues over the next 6 years, the House has approved spending $250 million on prep-work for an in-state natural gas pipeline that may never get built. These and other fossil fuel friendly measures dwarf recent state investment...
Legislative session over with major legislation passed

...Corp. out from the umbrella of the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. and empowers it to plan, finance and build an in-state natural gas pipeline, failed to get Parnell's support, changes made in the committee process softened the governor's...
Walker will run again for governor

...whatnot and start building some stuff," said Walker, who also criticized Parnell's approach on building an in-state natural gas line.Although his positions on oil and gas issues are similar to those of many of Parnell's Democratic detractors...
Valdez plans big campaign against gas line

JUNEAU - The city of Valdez plans to spend up to $900,000 to try to defeat a bill aimed at advancing an in-state natural gas pipeline project.City manager John Hozey said a large-scale line capable of feeding overseas exports makes...


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