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Lawmakers to float new oil-tax alternative

...Murkowski the authority to negotiate the gas deal with BP PLC, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips. Also, Senate Resources Chairman Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, said he has a bill ready that would tax companies based on their gross production of oil...
Lawmakers again review oil taxes

...within the ranks of the Legislature's Republican majority. House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez, and Senate Resources Chairman Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, have thrown their support behind Fairbanks businessman and former state senator John Binkley...
Binkley goes on the attack

...has won the support of several influential lawmakers, notably House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez, and Senate Resources Chairman Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai. Binkley's call for not signing Murkowski's pipeline deal may have persuaded some Republican...
Legislators learn about mine suit

...put an end to new mines doing business in Alaska because water is near almost every potential site, said House Resources Chairman Ralph Samuels, R-Anchorage. "If the court comes out and says you can't put tailings into wetlands, then...
Rep.Young introduces ANWR drilling bill

...expects the Republican-led House will approve ANWR drilling again this year. In August 2001, when Young was Resources chairman, the House passed a national energy bill with his ANWR drilling legislation attached. The Senate did not include...
Legislative session slower than usual

...gasline legislation has passed a single committee. "To learn is the most important thing right now," Senate Resources Chairman John Torgerson said. "We need to educate ourselves. We need to educate the public." Torgerson said he isn't...
Mendenhall wetlands play vital role to the area

...the lawmakers drove to and from the Mendenhall Valley. ``When the bill finally reached the floor of the House, Resources Chairman Nels Anderson told his colleagues he had absolutely no hesitation in endorsing the bill. It was, he said, an...
Two lawmakers throw support to Binkley oil tax plan

...Sound off on the important issues at Two prominent Republican lawmakers - House Speaker John Harris and Senate Resources chairman Tom Wagoner - stood side by side with Republican gubernatorial challenger John Binkley in Anchorage on Thursday...
Stevens: Decide on pipeline

...have peeled off from Murkowski on the issues, most recently House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez, and Senate Resources Chairman Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai. Both appeared publicly with Republican gubernatorial candidate John Binkley of Fairbanks...
Young accepts new leadership role chairman. Young was picked Thursday as the ranking minority member on the Resources Committee. He served as Resources chairman 1995 through 2000. Since there has been a break in his service as the party's top member, caucus rules allow...


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