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Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...lawmakers last year setting out the state's participation in Alaska LNG.The committee did hear from Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford, who said full-fledged negotiations are under way related to Alaska LNG. She also spoke...
State | AK legislature
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...Alaska attorney general and Department of Natural Resources commissioner, met with the Empire to share his perspectives...the things I took over (as Department of Natural Resources commissioner), one of the things I tried to study deeply...
State | AK legislature
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...smaller project on the state's behalf.The piece was posted hours after company representatives and a deputy Natural Resources commissioner told lawmakers the parties were working together and the project was on track for a decision next year on...
State | AK legislature
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...continue it," he told reporters Friday.Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford said the administration decisions on whether to build yet.Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Myers said the goal is to get a gas line...
State | AK legislature
Department approves temporary royalty relief for Caelus

...modification would be rescinded if Caelus sells or transfers ownership of any of the affected leases.Acting Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford said in a release that the benefits to the state, from added revenue, production, jobs...
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...Chugach State Park should be protected within the framework of a new comprehensive plan, according to the state Natural Resources Commissioner.Joe Balash said Tuesday that access to the park is important, but so are private property rights, the...
Lawmakers hold private gas project meetings

...real motivations are behind some of the positions we take, and some of the decisions we ultimately make," Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River and chair of the committee, said she had requested...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...Cabinet picks was for Mark Myers, a former director of the Division of Oil and Gas, to replace Joe Balash as Natural Resources commissioner. Balash has been a prominent figure in gas line talks.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, who voted...
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

...after the hard-fought election.Begich said he congratulated Sullivan, a former state attorney general and natural resources commissioner, and urged him "to adopt a bipartisan resolve in the Senate.""Alaska is ill-served by the partisan...
Sullivan's win adds to GOP's Senate sweep

...when he was appointed attorney general by then-Gov. Sarah Palin. He most recently served as Alaska's natural resources commissioner, a post he left in September 2013.Sullivan hit the ground running, exhibiting a fundraising prowess that...


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