Archive of: Alaska Politics

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Parnell bill to streamline permitting moving in Juneau February Issue 4 2013

Parnell bill to streamline permitting moving in Juneau

JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill to streamline state permitting procedures is moving rapidly through legislative committees in Juneau.

February Issue 4 2013

Governor’s priority bills advance in House, Senate

JUNEAU — The Legislature is past the one-third mark of the 90-day 2013 session.

Vic Fischer shares insights on Alaska past and present February Issue 4 2013

Vic Fischer shares insights on Alaska past and present

As Juneau plans to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Alaska Legislature, former state Sen. Vic Fischer has a wish:

February Issue 4 2013

Alaska Senate passes cruise ship bill by wide margin

JUNEAU (AP) — A bill that would change how Alaska regulates cruise ship wastewater is on its way to the governor’s desk.

February Issue 4 2013

Smaller companies testify on Parnell’s tax plan

JUNEAU (AP) — Independent oil companies offered a mixed assessment Monday of Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed oil tax overhaul, saying it is a good start but needs additional work.

February Issue 3 2013

Smaller companies testify on Parnell's tax plan

Independent oil companies offered a mixed assessment Monday of Gov. Sean Parnell's proposed oil tax overhaul, saying it is a good start but needs additional work.

February Issue 3 2013

Kookesh hospitalized with apparent heart attack

Former state Sen. Albert Kookesh is in an Anchorage hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.

February Issue 3 2013

Salazar to discuss proposed refuge with King Cove 


Residents of a remote Alaska village will get a face-to-face meeting with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to make their case for a road through a national wildlife refuge to reach an all-weather airport and emergency medical care.

February Issue 3 2013

Court stands by decision in redistricting case

The Alaska Supreme Court is standing by its decision ordering that the state's redistricting plan be redrawn for the 2014 elections.