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...and the prime sponsor of the November ballot initiative dubbed the Alaska Gasline Now Act, said the governor's proposed gas contract lacks a firm commitment from producers. "We are supplying the one side of the contract that Murkowski forgot...
Murkowski struggles in battle for re-election the center of the circle. Sound off on the important issues at The public comment period for Murkowski's proposed gas contract was winding down that mid-July day, and starting in Juneau, the governor and his team were making one last...
My turn: If you want questions, this is for you

...over its term, which could extend for 45 years. The Legislature is now in a special session to evaluate the proposed gas contract. The fiscal certainty of a petroleum profits tax is not in effect at this time. Sound off on the important issues...
House passes tax on oil profits of 23.5 percent tax unresolved along with three other bills introduced by Murkowski meant to smooth the way for his proposed gas contract. The motion failed 6-34. Weyhrauch afterward declined to answer questions about why he had made the motion...
Two lawmakers throw support to Binkley oil tax plan

...convene again in Juneau, starting next Wednesday, to approve his oil tax revision and amendments related to the proposed gas contract. Elizabeth Bluemink can be reached at .
Croft not cowed in Democratic race

...they build a pipeline. It's that initiative that has driven Gov. Frank Murkowski to move hurriedly with his proposed gas contract with BP, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips. Those three companies would own the pipeline with the state...


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