Monthly Archives: July 2010

Higher Education Task Force

By Dave Donaldson

The legislature this week began task force hearings designed to get more of Alaska’s students ready for higher education or careers.  Continue reading

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Gas Details Will Be Slow

By Dave Donaldson

Alaskans will  not immediately know the extent of industry interest in either of Alaska’s natural gas pipelines until this year’s gubernatorial elections are over.  Continue reading

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Escopeta Default, But Not Terminated

By Dave Donaldson

The state today offered a Texas-based developer a little more time to drill for natural gas in Cook Inlet – but not much.    Continue reading

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Alyeska Safety — Congress

By Libby Casey

Fairbanks state representative David Guttenberg took his concerns about Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to the U-S Congress yesterday.  Continue reading

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Fight Against Meth

By Dave Donaldson

Legislators today began work to come up with new legislation and a re-direction of state money to deal with Alaska’s current fight against the illegal presence of methamphetamine.   The step follows up on laws passed in 2006 that focused on the home-based manufacture of the drug. Continue reading

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Campaign Issue: Sealaska Bill

By Ed Schoenfeld

The Sealaska lands-selection bill has become an issue in U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s re-election campaign. Continue reading

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B-P Sellout Rumors

By Dave Donaldson

Financial markets buzzed over the weekend in response to a news account that B-P was in the process of raising part of its twenty billion dollar commitment to cover damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.   Continue reading

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