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My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...will find a willingness to work on shared goals and leave as awed by our people as he will inevitably be by our mountains.? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-murkowski-presidents-alaska-g
Opinion
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...For the state, the financing issues with this are mind-boggling," Giessel said, who is chair of the Senate Resources Committee.The lawmakers were told that the governor's plan is to finance the state share - currently 25 percent but up...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-16/walker-wants-51-percent-stake-lng
State
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...from federal waters off its coast is advancing in the U.S. Senate.On Friday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved Friday the Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Act, which contains a section written...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
Measure to ease establishment of home daycare centers advances from Assembly committee

...Assembly meeting, the Lands and Resources Committee will introduce an amendment...TPU, which the Lands and Resources Committee moved to forward to the Assembly...optimistic estimates, Lands and Resources Committee Chairman and Assembly member...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/measure-ease-establishment-home-daycare
Local
Gov. Walker pitches TransCanada buyout

...Hawker, R-Anchorage, chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, and the co-chairs of the House Resources Committee, Reps. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow and Dave Talerico, R-Healy.Lawmakers also asked for details as to how the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/gov-walker-pitches-transcanada-buyout
State
House GOP: Use disaster fund for wildfires

...communities. This package charts a new course," said Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah., the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee.Bishop said the bill should garner broad support. But Robert Bonnie, who oversees natural resource issues at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-09/house-gop-use-disaster-fund-wildfires
State
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...Alaska communities unless done through an act of Congress.It has been referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which Murkowski chairs."We'll hold our breath, and wait and see what happens," said Saxman council president...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/us-senator-wants-change-federal-rural-l
State
Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.Tom Tidwell testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee that the fire season is 60 to 80 days longer than it was just 15 years ago, and he didn't expect any falloff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/forest-service-chief-expects-busy-firef
State
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

...writing and publication of localized texts with storylines similar to the replaced texts. In the meantime, the resource committee has recommended the use of Nicola I. Campbell's "Shin-Chi's Canoe," which tells the story of a young First...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-08/jsd-replaces-texts-spurred-protests
Local
Empire Editorial: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...of victory is an unwise use of our dwindling resources."We agree.HB 115 has now been referred to the Senate Resources Committee, and if the Legislature has any sense, this bill will not receive another hearing before the legislative session...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/empire-editorial-hb-115-political-stu
Opinion | AK legislature

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