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Legislators file first round of bills

...early education plan and a statewide pre-kindergarten program.? HB 37 - Rep. Kawasaki - Makes it illegal for oil refiners to sell motor fuel, heating fuel and diesel fuel at prices that are "exorbitant or excessive" under the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices...
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Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs lower the cost of energy, Sniffen suggested the state look at ways to increase competition with the few remaining oil refiners in the state. One way would be to establish large oil storage facilities to create an Alaska market for gas and heating...
Parnell pushes tax cuts for lower pump prices

...state's gasoline tax, currently 8 cents a gallon, the lowest in the nation. Parnell didn't say whether he believed oil refiners would sell gasoline to Alaskans at below market prices, or whether additional Alaska production would drive down world...
Outside editorial: Saudi's bomb plot raises visa screening questions

...presidents who waged war in the Middle East. We have the nation's largest military base in Fort Hood. We are a leading oil refiner and home to one of the nation's busiest seaports. And we have hundreds of universities, colleges and community colleges...
Venezuelan firm says it will provide fuel oil for Alaska

...winter with help from a gift from a Venezuelan-owned oil refiner and a leader who has been a thorn in the side of President...fuel woes, he said. A representative of Citgo, an oil refiner owned by Venezuela's national oil company, was in...
Alaska Digest

...the treacherous bottleneck of ice in Cook Inlet can receive assistance this winter from a new tugboat brought in by oil refiner Tesoro Alaska Co. Early last year, a ship the company was leasing was pulled from its mooring by an ice floe and set...
State gas tax holiday has no clear winners

...such laws it is difficult to determine when gouging has occurred, Sniffen said. Tesoro Corp., a publicly traded oil refiner and retailer with both refining and retailing operations in Alaska, had seen its refining profits increase in Alaska...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: State and local briefs 6/2/98

...payments, through 2001, as well as a $60 million payment at the end of the settlement. But the San Antonio-based oil refiner and marketer approached the state recently to end the payments more quickly as part of a larger effort to clean up its...


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