Legislature advances pipeline buyout

...a morning hearing, the seven members of the Senate Finance Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 3001 out of committee...Tuesday.Before the passage out of committee, Senate Finance Committee chairwoman Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage, called...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers hear pipeline buyout timeline

...advance a plan that allows a buyout before an important Dec. 4 vote.On Sunday, members of the House and Senate finance committees heard testimony about a new version of the buyout bill that is the sole topic of the ongoing special session...
AKLNG project head says it's on course

...he added with a joke.Under questioning from Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage and chairwoman of the Senate Finance Committee, Butt said work on AKLNG is already more advanced than any other of the state's failed gas pipeline efforts...
State | AK legislature
Legislator's advisers also call for TransCanada buyout

...Mayer and Nikos Tsafos, speaking Saturday to the Senate Finance Committee, said they're less bullish than the consultants...MacKinnon, R-Anchorage and chairwoman of the Senate Finance Committee."$30 million or $130 million is a heck of...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Time to buy out TransCanada

...Furthermore, this week's hearings have provided a good vetting of the gas pipeline idea as a whole. The Senate Finance Committee in particular should be commended for a thorough wire-brushing of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...disagreements out, you don't hammer people," with things like a reserves tax.MacKinnon is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee. MacKinnon also said her impression is that Walker may be looking to enlarge the state share, or be ready to...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...favor of the buyout and the AKLNG project in general.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said he was opposed to the buyout when he arrived in Juneau."Over the course of the last 10 or 11 days...
Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation authorizing funding for a state buyout of a partner in a major proposed gas project.The committee advanced...
TransCanada exec: Company ready for buyout

...Dec. 31, its next offramp is years (and hundreds of millions of dollars) later.In a morning hearing, the Senate Finance Committee sharply criticized the administration of Gov. Bill Walker when it failed to make the Alaska Gasline Development...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker rolls out proposal to turn Permanent Fund into state's money factory

...adjusted for inflation), even though oil prices have plummeted.Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Anchorage and the Senate Finance Committee chairwoman, said that's created a disconnect in the public mind. "In that, I mean it seemed inconsistent...


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