Monthly Archives: December 2009

Broadband for Southwest Alaska

Thirty Thousand people in Southwestern Alaska can go on-line with high-speed internet access within the next year.  Continue reading

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More on Broadband Grant to Southwest Alaska

High Speed internet is on its way to Southwestern Alaska.  Continue reading

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Stimulus Money for Broadband to Southwestern Alaska

Thirty thousand residents of Southwestern Alaska will get broadband internet service under a grant announced today (Thursday) – using federal stimulus money.  Continue reading

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Retirement Fund Trial Set for July

The state’s eleven Billion dollar lawsuit to help cover the shortfall in the Public Employees’ and Teachers’ retirement system will go to trial next summer.  A Juneau Superior Court judge has denied a motion by Mercer, Incorporated, to dismiss the case.  Continue reading

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State Government Is a Civil War: Harry Noah

Urging lawmakers to put an end to what he calls a Civil War within state government,  outgoing gas pipeline coordinator Harry Noah today (Tuesday) called on lawmakers and the executive branch to make decisions on the future of Alaska’s energy.    Continue reading

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Gov. Parnell Presents 2011 Budget

Governor Parnell today (Monday) gave the public its first look at the budget that will be before the legislature during next year’s session.  He is proposing to spend four-point Seven Billion dollars in state general funds on operating expenses,  and three hundred nine million dollars on capital projects.   Continue reading

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Ethics Regs Get Legislators’ Attention

Attorney General Daniel Sullivan this week issued new regulations making mostly procedural changes to the Executive Ethics Act.   Continue reading

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