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Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...recent list of executive salaries published by the Department of Administration. Former Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash made about $131,500 the same year.The average executive branch salary is $5,407 per month...
State | AK legislature
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...last year setting out the state's participation in Alaska LNG.The committee did hear from Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford, who said full-fledged negotiations are under way related to Alaska LNG. She also spoke...
State | AK legislature
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...project on the state's behalf.The piece was posted hours after company representatives and a deputy Natural Resources commissioner told lawmakers the parties were working together and the project was on track for a decision next year on whether...
State | AK legislature
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...he told reporters Friday.Deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford said the administration decisions on whether to build yet.Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Myers said the goal is to get a gas line...
State | AK legislature
Department approves temporary royalty relief for Caelus

...modification would be rescinded if Caelus sells or transfers ownership of any of the affected leases.Acting Natural Resources Commissioner Marty Rutherford said in a release that the benefits to the state, from added revenue, production, jobs and...
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...Alaska attorney general and Department of Natural Resources commissioner, met with the Empire to share his perspectives...things I took over (as Department of Natural Resources commissioner), one of the things I tried to study deeply is...
State | AK legislature
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...brought with it the snow that blanketed the area Tuesday.Sullivan, a former state attorney general and Natural Resources commissioner, rounds out an all-Republican congressional delegation for Alaska that also includes Sen. Lisa Murkowski...
Inside the Outside dollars in the Senate race

...all candidates in the race so far.Alaska Republicans still must choose between former Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan, Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and 2010 nominee Joe Miller, but the rest of the country isn't waiting...
Lawmakers hold private gas project meetings

...motivations are behind some of the positions we take, and some of the decisions we ultimately make," Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River and chair of the committee, said she had requested...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...picks was for Mark Myers, a former director of the Division of Oil and Gas, to replace Joe Balash as Natural Resources commissioner. Balash has been a prominent figure in gas line talks.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, who voted...


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