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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Latest: Study says drought cost to grow by $500 million

...drought relief a priority.Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Republican chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, wrapped up a Tuesday hearing about the drought by saying it highlighted the need to take up a broader bill than...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...she's always been foiled in that attempt.Now that Murkowski is chairwoman of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources committee, we hope her efforts will be more successful. States in the Gulf of Mexico get a share of revenue from drilling...
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...
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...
Opinion | AK legislature
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

JUNEAU - The Senate Resources Committee advanced legislation Friday that temporarily would restrict participation by a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas...
State | AK legislature


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