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Gas-line bill dead for now

...closing the fiscal gap. "This is the best way I can think of to increase revenues for the state of Alaska," said Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican. But it seems to be "a rhetorical point" only, said Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis...
Bill reroutes some permanent fund money to state operations

...Rokeberg, like Murkowski, says the royalties should be used to cushion the fall. An amendment to the bill by Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican, that was passed Monday in the Senate sends the percent back to 50 percent if individual dividends...
Senate axes recreation and sports liability bill

...mushing, and more exotic activities such as dude ranching, bungee jumping and helicopter-assisted skiing. Sen. Robin Taylor, a Republican from Wrangell, spoke out against the bill, arguing it would give a "free ride" to moneymaking enterprises...
State Briefs

...this administration, we can see significant additional utilization of a terribly underutilized resource," said Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican and the sponsor of the bill. Opponents say the changes would lessen oversight and public input...
Oil tax credit zipping through Senate

...isn't doing enough to encourage the hunt for new oil, compared to incentives other countries are offering. Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican, said he supports spurring oil development, but he worries about the cost of the tax credits...
State Senate spurns minimum wage increase for the bill allowing the wage deduction for fish plant workers were Democrats Hoffman, Lincoln and Olson and Republicans Alan Austerman, John Cowdery, Lyda Green, Loren Leman, Phillips, Ben Stevens, Robin Taylor and Gary Wilken.
Recreational liability bill passes Senate

...sports or recreational activities should be responsible for the inherent risk associated with those activities. Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican, spoke out strongly against the bill. He said it would give a "free ride" to moneymaking...
Republicans ponder exit strategies

...bill, and the Senate failed to act on any of them, primarily because of opposition from Senate Judiciary Chairman Robin Taylor of Wrangell. Taylor's opposition is based in part on RCA decisions to allow local telephone competition in markets...
Ferry route shuffle comes as a surprise

...other week between Ketchikan and Prince William Sound. "This would initiate an absolutely regular schedule," said Robin Taylor, state commissioner for marine transportation. The changes - which came as a surprise to Southeast Alaska community...
Budget bill has money for fast ferries, roads

...ferry to run between Juneau and Petersburg and another to run between Ketchikan, Wrangell and Mitkof Island. Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican who has opposed building the high-speed ferries, removed the $68 million from the Senate...


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