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My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil' are filling the political pipeline with baloney - and it is marinated in oil. That's why Alaskans should vote "yes" on Ballot Measure 1.? Joe Paskvan if a former state senator and chair of the Senate Resources Committee.
Sea otter bounties likely not legal, but popular with some

...legally in Alaska attracted vocal support in a Senate Resources Committee hearing Wednesday, despite Stedman's admission...Wildlife Alliance President Tina Brown.However, Senate Resources Committee Chairwoman Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, closed...
Parnell's view of oil tax policy challenged

...Parnell says will boost oil production, the Senate Resources Committee heard this week."Until you have a free market...much more than the companies had claimed.The Senate Resources Committee is scheduled to begin discussions today of Senate...
Controversial permitting bill nixed in senate

...process to make mining easier is dead for the session.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources committee, announced in a press release Thursday evening that she would be holding the bill in her committee indefinitely...
State | AK legislature
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...state's decline in revenue to the new oil tax structure.Anchorage Republican Sen. Cathy Giessel chairs the Senate Resources Committee, and said the Goldsmith report is evidence that the new tax structure is the right way forward for the state...
Sullivan campaign blasts new ad as misleading

...significant and irreparable" harm to state land or resources. That provision was one of the most contentious.The Senate Resources Committee, in trying to salvage the bill earlier this year, proposed striking the "notwithstanding" clause and further...
Senate panel considers reworked permitting bill

...permitting decisions resurfaced Monday. But critics say the reworked version of HB77 being considered by the Senate Resources Committee doesn't go far enough in addressing those concerns.Two of the more controversial pieces of that bill dealt...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers to discuss LNG bill this week

...details of a bill that aims to keep Alaska's liquefied natural gas line project moving forward.Senators on the Senate Resources Committee discussed SB138 for the first time Friday, and the committee has scheduled more hearings Monday, Wednesday...
Floor of Alaska Senate breaks out into oil tax debate

...their own choosing. Hers was entitled "What Could It Look Like?"Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources Committee, spoke of the need for a healthy oil industry for Alaska's economy and what alternatives Alaska had for comparable...
State | AK legislature
Oil and gas executives hail project agreement as significant

...Executives from BP Exploration Alaska, ConocoPhillips Alaska and ExxonMobil Production appeared Wednesday before the Senate Resources Committee, along with officials from TransCanada Corp. and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.The committee has been...


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