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Empire Editorial: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...chance 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
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist? for the state. However, the proposed up-sizing plan is deeply flawed and deserves disciplined reconsideration.? Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, is the Senate Majority Leader and sits on the Senate Resources Committee.
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
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...serving on the board.Paskvan said he can bring an Alaskan viewpoint, plus experience as an attorney and former Senate Resources Committee co-chair. Halford said he gained extensive experience during his 24 years in the Legislature. Hawker, R-Anchorage...
Pipeline bill sets up showdown with Walker

...Walker was proposing a competing project. Walker, in an attempt to clarify his position, sent a letter to the Senate Resources Committee chair last week and repeatedly referred to his proposal as a backup.Details of the alternate project are still...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska LNG project

...his administration have shared those details with us and with the Alaska public. He submitted a letter to the Senate Resources Committee on Friday with some explanations for his alternative approach, and we appreciate that. But Alaskans need to...
My Turn: Governor Walker: Alaska has a place at the boardroom table

...are you serious about seeing it through? ? Sen. Cathy Giessel, a Republican, is chairwoman of the Alaska Senate Resources Committee and represents District N, which covers East Anchorage.
Senate panel advances fish commission nominees

...advanced two appointees for the board that regulates participation in Alaska's commercial fisheries.The Senate Resources Committee on Monday held a confirmation hearing for Gov. Bill Walker's appointees to the Commercial Fisheries Entry...
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...member of the advisory team. The advisory team provided support for core planning members.She addressed the Senate Resources committee Wednesday afternoon about the state's involvement in the plan and wilderness designation recommendation...
State | AK legislature
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...statement she was "cautiously optimistic" about the signing. Giessel will continue her role as chairwoman of the Senate Resources Committee when the Legislature convenes next month. "This is proof that Governor Walker is continuing to act according...


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