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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...
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Ex-VECO head says he bribed Ben Stevens

ANCHORAGE - The former head of an oil field service company admitted Thursday in court that he bribed three Alaska legislators, including the son of a U.S. senator who is the...
Alaskans wonder if former lawmaker will be charged

ANCHORAGE - The FBI over the last year slapped handcuffs on four former Alaska lawmakers with ties to a major oil field service company, VECO Corp. Three were convicted in federal court of corruption charges and a fourth awaits trial. Sound...
Ex-legislator denies he sought job from VECO

...former state representative on trial for corruption on Wednesday denied that he sought a job with a major Alaska oil field service company in exchange for his influence on a crude oil tax and other legislation. Sound off on the important issues...
Northwest Digest

...Prudhoe Bay over the weekend, state environmental officials said Monday. The driver, who worked for Alaska-based oil field service company VECO, was not injured. He was the only person in the truck, said Ed Meggert of the Department of Environmental...
Rep. John Harris is reaching too far

...should the committee be considering oil tax legislation. Chenault owns a construction business that has done regular oil field service work in the past. Harris has flip-flopped on allowing an objective Finance member chair the committee dealing...
Stevens hires lawyers in FBI probe

...The investigation is linked to the VECO Corp. bribery case that last month produced guilty pleas from two of the oil field service company's top executives, according to law enforcement officials. "They put me on notice to preserve some records...
Grand jury looks into Sen. Stevens' Veco connections

...The investigation is linked to the VECO Corp. bribery case that produced guilty pleas last month from two of the oil-field service company's top executives, according to law enforcement officials. The investigation also led to federal indictments...
Judge tosses recall effort against Sen. Ben Stevens

...Moderate Party founder and former legislator Ray Metcalfe. He contends that Stevens' job as a consultant for the oil field service company Veco Inc. improperly affected his performance as a state legislator and amounts to corruption. Stevens...


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