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Construction, property tax proposal offered for gas project

...introduced by the administration during the last regular session will be revamped.Larry Persily, a special assistant on oil and gas issues to Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, an advisory group member, said the numbers look reasonable though...
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

Election Day is here. Thank God. Now it's safe to turn on a TV or open YouTube again. Surely elections in the past weren't this bad.
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobs

...paving the way for a partnership involving natural gas.Frankly, as many years as Bill Walker has spent following oil and gas issues, I expected him to have a better understanding of Alaska LNG and the remarkable position the state is now in. Instead...
Letter: JKT the man for the job

...Bunny, treats all with respect and works with folks on both sides of the aisle.JKT votes to put Alaskans first on oil and gas issues. His opponent, Republican Steven A. Samuelson, believes that support of Senate Bill 21 is a "personal," not...
A tale of two bills

...returned as of press time.Independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, who has spent three decades working on oil and gas issues, believes SB21 is being used as a bargaining chip by oil companies to get the tax regime most favorable to them...
State | Local | SB21
Kudos to Kerttula

...dependable in that way.Since first coming to the State House in 1998, Kerttula has brought valuable experience in oil and gas issue as noted in the tributes below. In addition, she had the first legislation on cruise ship pollution and played a...
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...I will follow the wishes of the voters on Proposition 1. However, given my 30 years of working in and around oil and gas issues here in Alaska, I felt it appropriate to explain why I am voting yes on Proposition 1. First, taxes don't increase...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...former chief of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. and a former Yakutat mayor. Walker, 63, is an attorney focused on oil and gas issues with non-industry clients, as well as a former mayor of Valdez, the terminus for the 800-mile trans-Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: AGIA is buried, but the pipeline dream lives on

...the House and 20-0 in the Senate.Rep. Ralph Samuels, the Anchorage Republican regarded as knowledgeable on oil and gas issues in the Legislature, was the only dissenter in the AGIA tidal wave. He now looks pretty prescient.Mr. Samuels...
Feds: No more false starts on Alaska gas pipeline

...the U.S. Gulf Coast, but it also has substantial disadvantages, like seasonal construction limits and the fact oil and gas issues can be a hard sell amid Alaska politics, he said.The project under consideration would feature an 800-mile pipeline...
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