Monthly Archives: January 2010

First Open Season Begins

By Dave Donaldson

TransCanada and Exxon-Mobil on Friday formally filed their request to take the Alaska Pipeline Project to possible shippers to bid for space on the state-licensed project to take North Slope natural gas to market.   Continue reading

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Possible Identity Theft of State Records

By Dave Donaldson

Personal information about more than 77-thousand Alaskans is missing — and officials are concerned that it might have been the result of identity theft.  Continue reading

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Delegation on State of the Union

By Libby Casey

President Obama’s message in last night’s State of the Union address of “more jobs” and incentives for small businesses struck a chord with Alaska’s Congressional delegation.  The Commander-in-Chief also singled-out opening up new offshore areas to oil and gas development – a line met with standing applause by both Alaska’s senators.  Continue reading

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State Still Looking at Impact of Supreme Court Decision

By Dave Donaldson

The reaction to last week’s Supreme Court decision that could open up political coffers to corporate money is mounting in the state capitol this week. Continue reading

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Harris Steps Out

By Dave Donaldson

Former House Speaker John Harris has withdrawn his name from the list of candidates running in the Republican gubernatorial primary this year.  Continue reading

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Alaska Questions Corporate Politics

By Dave Donaldson

Alaskans are still trying to understand the full effects of a U-S Supreme Court decision yesterday (Thursday) that will allow Corporations to become more involved in electioneering and political campaigns.  Continue reading

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Murkowski vs EPA

By Libby Casey

Alaska Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced legislation today to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s finding that greenhouse gasses are a danger to public health. Continue reading

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