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My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction for the marginal fields. I understand why the oil companies, some financial and regional corporations, and oil field service companies support the new fiscal structure and are urging Alaskans to vote "No" on Proposition 1 in August. It's...
Weyhrauch leads Juneau candidates in contributions, oil and other interests. He received $1,500 in individual donations from top employees of Anchorage oil field services company Veco. "I guess the special interests range from individuals to unions to construction companies to people...
Former rep works to recall Sen. Ben Stevens

...The basis of the recall application is a perceived conflict between Stevens' consulting work for VECO Corp., an oil field services company, and his obligations as a state senator. VECO in 1999 supported a campaign seeking voter permission to...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...district stretching from Anchorage's Hillside to Girdwood, has collected contributions from numerous oil company and oil field services executives. He has $71,230 in cash, much of which he will take into the campaign for the Nov. 7 general election...
Club goes from joke to Federal warrants

...a barroom joke last spring among Alaska legislators whose names were linked to large campaign contributions from oil field services company VECO Corp. Sound off on the important issues at "Somebody walked up and said, 'You corrupt bastards...
Murkowski drops plans for session

...BP shut down part of the Prudhoe Bay oil field and federal agents raid lawmakers' offices for their ties to an oil field services company. The effect of those events have effectively dashed Murkowski's hopes to be the governor that delivers...
Alaska editorial: Don't jump to conclusions in wake of investigation building, and the image of federal agents carrying out boxes of documents purportedly related to a leading oil field services company, the recently approved oil taxation overhaul, and the natural gas pipeline contract made a splash across...
Alaska Digest

...claimed Sen. Ben Stevens as a state senator had a conflict of interest with his consulting work for VECO Corp., an oil field services company. Since 1999, VECO has paid $400,000 to six lobbyists and $195,000 to Stevens, seeking ways to pay...
Candidates return VECO contributions

...But some lawmakers see nothing wrong with keeping the money, saying that their votes were not affected by the oil field service giant or its executives, who are also being searched and questioned. Republican majority leader, Rep. John Coghill...
House aide helped FBI investigate congressmen

...While one focus of that investigation was on gifts and excessive campaign contributions in Alaska by the defunct oil field service company Veco, other issues had arisen as well, including allegations he inserted money for a Florida interchange...


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