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Legislature readies complaint after Arctic drilling nixed

...the Arctic Ocean.On Saturday, the Alaska Senate Resources Committee met to consider House Joint Resolution 301...China's."After its expected approval by the Senate Resources Committee, the resolution would be subject to a vote...
State | AK legislature
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...justify that this is within our fiscal means," said Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources Committee.Alaska is grappling with multibillion-dollar deficits amid low oil prices and has been using savings to...
House minority objects to Arctic drilling complaint

...House Resources Committee.The resolution's companion bill, Senate Joint Resolution 301, has cleared the Senate Resources Committee and is scheduled for a vote Tuesday morning.
State | AK legislature
Liquefied natural gas pipeline project could see more delays

...the Alaska liquefied natural gas project as backers consider a larger diameter pipeline.A joint House and Senate Resources Committee met in Palmer on Wednesday to discuss the proposed $45 billion to $65 billion LNG Project. At the meeting...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...For the state, the financing issues with this are mind-boggling," Giessel said, who is chair of the Senate Resources Committee.The lawmakers were told that the governor's plan is to finance the state share - currently 25 percent but...
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
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...
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.
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


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