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State split on coastal issue

...either gutted or reformed in 2003 during the Murkowski administration.A statewide coastal management board made...Department of Environmental Conservation during the Murkowski administration.He says coastal management is needed, but...
Senate hashing out deal to balance '05 budget

...rejected several proposals that would bring major revenues into the state and close budget deficits that the Murkowski administration says have averaged about $400 million yearly.
Oil tax credit zipping through Senate

...Taylor said at a Senate Finance Committee hearing Tuesday. "This is not a little concept. This is major." Murkowski administration officials responded that $100 million is the highest cost expected. The program would have been very successful...
Keep ears tuned for special interests

...were distracted by the business of summer, the Murkowski administration proposed new rules to allow toxic pollution...however, have been effectively gagged under the Murkowski administration's ham-fisted "one-voice" policy...
Against arrogantly ignorant politics

...non sequitur amendments - what's going on to this day in Congress. Apparently, political big shots in the Murkowski administration and the Legislature have now imported some national political perversions that have enraged Americans for decades...
House bill will allow phone wars to carry on

...Fairbanks Republican, was successful in getting the commission's life extended from two to four years. The Murkowski administration had asked the Legislature to extend the agency for four years. "We have to give it time to work," Whitaker...
House approves increase in campaign contributions

...and require electronic reporting by candidates to give the public quicker information on contributions. The Murkowski administration had proposed saving $500,000 by eliminating the commission and having its work transferred to the Division...
State Briefs

...2,033 members voted and 1,730 or 85.1 percent of the ballots favored accepting the agreement with the Murkowski administration, according to an ASEA press release issued Friday. State negotiators offered ASEA and 11 other labor bargaining...
Correspondence school granted one-year reprieve

...The measure already passed in the House. Senators also passed House Bill 165, another bill pushed by the Murkowski administration to cut $500,000 for the community schools program, which helps fund after-school programs and adult education...
Senate to vote on oil tax bill

...or Chicago. Whether the Legislature can give away its ability to tax is a constitutional question that the Murkowski administration is expecting to be challenged in court if the Legislature approves the contract. Legislative attorney Daniel...


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