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Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

...start of the 2014 session, the state chamber and the Juneau chamber hosted former Alaska Redistricting Board Chairman John Torgerson as the speaker at the first weekly Alaska Business Roundtable Luncheon of the session. The state chamber and Juneau...
Torgerson appointed to oversee ferry changes

Former Sen. John Torgerson of the Kenai Peninsula has been hired to oversee changes in the...layoffs are expected to result from the new plan, Wilson said. "John Torgerson has an absolutely fantastic political mind," she said. "He...
Brakes put on fast ferry

It's going to be slower going for Southeast's fast ferry. Sen. John Torgerson, a Kasilof Republican, pulled the fiscal plug on the construction of what's supposed to be Alaska' first fast ferry today...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Make Seward Highway a toll road By Avis Hayden In the interest of fairness I would like to see Sen. John Torgerson or any of the other senators who voted to make the Malaspina's Lynn Canal run pay for itself pass legislation to put a toll booth...
Will market for North Slope gas exist by 2020?

...American gas study will offer four scenarios under which Alaska natural gas might be developed, according to state Sen. John Torgerson. The worst-case scenario - and the most likely of the four - forecasts that North Slope gas will not enter the...
Subsistence meeting dies after AFN bows out

...subsistence hunting and fishing conflict was canceled after the Alaska Federation of Natives decided not to attend. Sen. John Torgerson, a Kasilof Republican, said the meeting was called with only about a week's notice, which was not enough lead...
Official testifies for subsidized air service

...subsidized air service, funding for which the Bush Administration wants to reduce. Sound off on the important issues at John Torgerson, a deputy transportation commissioner, testified Thursday in Washington, D.C., before the Senate Commerce...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE It was good enough for 38 House members, but not for the Senate Finance Committee. Today, Sen. John Torgerson, a Kasilof Republican, said the GOP majority in the Senate didn't like a bill passed by the House that would have...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...By SVEND HOLST THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The Senate passed a public-works budget for the state Friday afternoon. Sen. John Torgerson, co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said about $3 million in general fund money has been added to the...
Legislature 2001: Wise grants or industry welfare?

...resource industries in Alaska under a bill being considered by the state Senate. "We're a resource state," Sen. John Torgerson, chairman of Senate Resources Committee, told the Anchorage Daily News. "If we don't promote our own selves...


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