Monthly Archives: July 2010

Cook Inlet Gas Storage

By Dave Donaldson

Cook Inlet’s long-term energy prospects are beginning to look better as plans for a year-round natural gas storage facility went before state regulators yesterday. Continue reading

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Therriault Resigns

By Dave Donaldson

The governor’s Senior Policy Advisor for Instate Gas has resigned from the administration following complaints about the timing over his taking the position.    Gene Therriault had left the state senate to accept the position last fall. Continue reading

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Energy/Oil Spill Bill

By Libby Casey

Senator Mark Begich says he’s not impressed by the Democratic oil spill and energy bill introduced this week – and may even cross party lines to vote for a Republican version. Continue reading

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Gubernatorial Election Expenses

By Dave Donaldson

The primary gubernatorial races are expensive this year – and campaign contributors are responding.  Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

By Libby Casey

As the U-S Congress grapples with how best to deal with the fallout from the Gulf of Mexico B-P oil blowout, they’re calling upon the lessons learned in Alaska after the Exxon Valdez spill. Continue reading

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Young Votes Yes on Unemployment Extension

By Libby Casey

Alaska Republican Congressman Don Young voted with Democrats to extend emergency benefits for the nation’s long-term unemployed.  He was one of 31 Republicans to support the bill.  Continue reading

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Tribal Law and Order Act

By Libby Casey

A new law aimed at improving justice and safety for Alaska Natives and Native Americans is awaiting President Obama’s signature.  Continue reading

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