Governor Parnell says Alaska needs to spend more time – and money – taking care of what it’s got.
Monthly Archives: November 2009
Republican Bill Walker today (Wednesday) staked out his turf in next year’s race for the governor’s office – he wants to put a stop to the current state-sanctioned gas line development project, known as AGIA. Continue reading
Senator Mark Begich today (Monday) followed up on his criticism of opponents to a bill expanding health care benefits for veterans who served during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading
The Pioneer Homes, the state’s assisted living facilities, and the Veterans’ Administration are close to a permanent agreement that will provide free prescription medicine to veterans who live in the facilities.
The Parnell administration says the state’s gasline project is working as well as – or better than – intended. A report sent to legislators over the weekend and made public this morning (Tuesday) says the working relationship between the state licensee, TransCanada, and Exxon-Mobil has had a positive effect on the development of a plan that will go out to possible shippers in May.
The U-S Department of Education today reported that the $67- Billion in federal stimulus money it has spent so far saved or created some four hundred thousand jobs – nationally.
The Parnell administration is continuing its push to make certain that there is enough fuel available for rural Alaska this year. The most recent Fuel Watch report by the Division of Community and Regional Affairs show that all but twenty four of the six hundred six buyers of bulk fuel have made arrangement to have an adequate supply for the winter months.