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Huggins: Late Saturday target to finish work, the state's unfunded pension obligation and setting the state's participation rate in a major liquefied natural gas project.Also pending is a bill to raise Alaska's minimum wage. The House narrowly passed such legislation Sunday...
State | AK legislature
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...beyond oil too, and could influence companies trying to decide if they want to invest in the proposed Alaska liquefied natural gas project.In addition to resource extraction, Northrim specializes in business banking primarily in two other arenas...
Local | AK legislature
With one week to go, Parnell weighs in on the issues

...approximately $70 million in expected costs should legislators opt to move forward with the proposed Alaska liquefied natural gas project as is expected. "Spending tens of millions of dollars to advance those projects to the next phase where we...
State | AK legislature
Ballot question carries big ramifications

...the business climate changes due to a repeal of SB21, there could be ramifications for the proposed Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project currently being discussed by the Legislature."It would certainly be a negative signal for the LNG plant...
State | Local | AK legislature
House Resources advances gas line bill

...week, the House Resources Committee on Wednesday passed out its rewrite of a bill aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project.The committee considered dozens of proposed amendments and debated many of them at length - even some that...
State | AK legislature
Panel advances bill on AGDC appointments effort to ensure the most qualified people are on the board.The AGDC could play a key role in the major liquefied natural gas project being pursued in Alaska. Critics of an AGDC exemption to the law regarding residency of board members say...
Chenault to propose AGDC amendment

...out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska.In a memo to lawmakers, Chenault, R-Nikiski, said he will offer the amendment to SB124, a...
State | AK legislature
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

JUNEAU - The House Resources Committee version of a bill to advance a major liquefied natural gas project was starting to take shape Saturday, as members dug into a thick stack of proposed changes.The committee, with a reputation...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Another election, another gas line study

...the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act. AGIA specifically provided for a large volume gas line to tidewater for a liquefied natural gas project. TransCanada did preliminary engineering to hold a binding open season for a large volume gas line to tidewater...
Nikiski Republican would let Outside residents serve on state gas corporation's board introducing the legislation today. The AGDC is a state corporation created last year to advance a major liquefied natural gas project."If the best guy for the job is an Alaskan, I want folks to know I want an Alaskan to have that job...
State | AK legislature


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