Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oil Companies Want Tax Break

By Libby Casey

Representatives of the oil industry were at the capitol yesterday to offer general support for governor Parnell’s bill reducing their taxes in an attempt to increase production on the North Slope. Continue reading

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Explanation of LNG Closure

By Dave Donaldson

The LNG treatment plant in Nikiski could be used to store imported Liquefied Natural Gas for winter use by South Central utilities. Continue reading

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Indian Country Budget

By Libby Casey

As states and agencies wade through the budget President Obama proposed the White House is promoting its funding plans for Alaska Native and American Indian tribes. Continue reading

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Federal Budget Proposals

 

By Libby Casey

Alaska takes some lumps in the budget proposed by President Obama on Monday. But it could’ve been worse.  Continue reading

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Federal Subsistence Board

By Libby Casey
The Federal Subsistence Board may get two new rural public members.  Getting more rural members has long been requested by Alaska Native subsistence users, who say their viewpoint needs to be better represented.  Continue reading

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Stevens FBI Files

By Libby Casey

F-B-I files of former Senator Ted Stevens don’t shed light into the federal corruption investigation of him, but they do open a window into history.  The F-B-I released thousands of pages about Stevens on Friday, 6 months after his death.  Continue reading

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Coastal Management Audit

By Dave Donaldson

The Legislature’s auditor has released her findings and recommendations for the future of the state’s Coastal Management Program.   The program is designed to involve coastal residents in any development in their areas – giving them input in government decisions at both the state and federal levels. Continue reading

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