Monthly Archives: June 2010

Applause for B-P Decision on Damages Funds

By Libby Casey

In Washington, Senator Mark Begich and other Democrats are applauding the announcement that B-P is putting $20-Billion in escrow and has canceled shareholder dividends for the rest of the year.  Continue reading

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AK Delegation Has Its Own Plans to Help Oil Spill Victims

By Libby Casey

As President Obama lays out the ongoing federal response to the B-P oil spill blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska’s senators are unveiling their own plans to help victims.  Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Gets Statutes, Not Enough Money

By Dave Donaldson

Governor Parnell tomorrow will sign into law two bills that were written to set the state on a course of meeting its own energy needs.  Although, the state has a long way to go to reach its potential,  the plans still give targets.   Continue reading

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Senate Considers, Rejects EPA Limits

By Libby Casey

After a lengthy debate today, the U-S Senate has rejected Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s resolution to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gasses.  Continue reading

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Murkowski Attempts to Stop the EPA

By Libby Casey

Senator Lisa Murkowski and a dozen other Republican lawmakers in Washington gathered before reporters yesterday to preview her plan to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gasses.  Continue reading

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Governor Rejects Denali Kid Care Increase

By Dave Donaldson

In addition to his line-item vetoes in the capital budget yesterday, Governor Parnell also lined out $36-million from the operating budget.   Continue reading

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Parnell Vetoes $336-Million from Budgets

By Dave Donaldson

Governor Parnell today put the finishing touches on this year’s budgets by vetoing $336-million from next fiscal year’s operating and capital budgets.   He left untouched the rest of the thirteen Billion dollars in spending the legislature approved. Continue reading

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