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My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...tens of thousands of state employee jobs, Alaska's natural gas line project and public programs could face the axe when...accompanying, crippling state taxes, I have a fully funded natural gas line to sell them. HB 2002 would be politically expedient...
State corp. to buy gas company for $52M

...of its development finance program. The purchase will happen as the state plans to build a large-scale liquefied natural gas line. "This is an important first step in a long overdue journey to significantly reduce the cost of energy in Interior...
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...the benefit of the doubt, we still can assess at least some initial hard truths about a 100 percent, state-owned natural gas line.Will the gas be reliable?No. If the three major producers are not involved, it is not clear where the gas will...
Keynote: A big slice of the renewable energy pie

...projects for areas with high energy costs, especially those that won't be directly affected by the completion of a natural gas line.Southeast Alaska communities have capitalized on these funds at a rate greater than any other region, perhaps because...
State | Local | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs and affordable energy for the state, but low oil prices...
Budget takes center stage

...but missed her flight to Juneau. She will instead speak at Thursday's chamber luncheon.The pending liquefied natural gas line project was also a hot topic during Monday's discussion. Parnell accused Walker of flip-flopping on several issues...
Lawmakers to discuss LNG bill this week

...three times this week in an attempt to grasp the intricate details of a bill that aims to keep Alaska's liquefied natural gas line project moving forward.Senators on the Senate Resources Committee discussed SB138 for the first time Friday, and...
Kerttula accepts Stanford fellowship

...leaving the Legislature at a time when heavy-hitting topics like shrinking state revenues, a state equity in a natural gas line, and education funding and policy are expected to take center stage. Kerttula said she feels confident that despite...
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State signs deal to advance LNG line

...entered into a commercial agreement Tuesday with three major oil producers and a pipeline builder to advance a liquefied natural gas line. The agreement comes after an announcement last Friday by Gov. Sean Parnell that the state would be terminating...
Former Gov. Murkowski talks gasline

The State of Alaska should concentrate its efforts on a liquefied natural gas line through Southcentral and it shouldn't involve TransCanada, former Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski said during a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday.


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