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Governor signs pipeline bill

...pipeline from the North Slope was signed last week by Gov. Frank Murkowski. House Bill 267, sponsored by House Oil And Gas Committee chairman Vic Kohring, a Wasilla Republican, authorizes the Alaska Railroad Corp. to issue up to $17 billion...
Lawmakers confused over oil tax numbers

...the important issues at The plan passed the House Oil and Gas committee after being presented as bringing in more money...than the normal state financial analysis. House Oil and Gas Committee Chairman Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, said there...

...legislative workshop on natural gas pipelines, The Associated Press misidentified the chairman of the Alaska House oil and gas committee. He is Rep. Vic Kohring, not Rep. Ralph Samuels.
Legislators may try to dilute tax proposal

...Legislature think there will be an effort to pass a bill making a few tweaks to PPT but no substantive changes. House Oil and Gas Committee Chairman Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, is one of those who has been reluctant to change the tax the Legislature...
GOP penalizes ringleaders of failed coalition

...majority stripped Anchorage Republicans Nancy Dahlstrom and Mike Hawker of their committee chairmanships in the House Oil and Gas Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee, respectively. Both were members of the coalition made up of 13 Democrats...
Alaska editorial: Major ethics legislation needed in light of scandal

...influential lobbyists and most generous campaign cash distributors: guilty. This year's chairman of the House Oil and Gas Committee: indicted. A former speaker of the House: indicted. Two other former lawmakers: indicted. Next up: Last...
Ogan remains in critical condition

...midday today. Ogan, 49, is chairman of the House Oil and Gas Committee, vice chairman of the Judiciary Committee, a member...Fairbanks Republican, will take over leadership of the Oil and Gas Committee. If Ogan becomes well enough, he could participate...
Exxon receives gas field extension

...can't do the pipeline without Point Thomson," said Rep. Ralph Samuels, R-Anchorage, who serves on the House Oil and Gas Committee. "It has to be resolved either through the court system or make a deal. "So if the extension is a sign that...
Governor battles oil industry, wins approval of AGIA

...were indicted on bribery charges. They included Rep. Vic Kohring, R-Wasilla, chairman of the House Special Oil and Gas Committee. The following Monday, two oil company executives pleaded guilty to offering those bribes, and AGIA won House...
Exxon: Gas line bill needs work

...project that allow us to develop this project on predictable and durable terms," Massey first told the House Oil and Gas Committee, then the Senate Resources Committee. "If fiscal terms can be changed in the future, then we are not able to...


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