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Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings January Issue 3 2015

Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

The state’s political and resource communities are still buzzing about Gov. Bill Walker’s sudden firing Jan. 6 of three Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board members and his order that new board members not sign confidentiality pledges. Besides the political theater, the concern is whether this might impair the state corporation’s ability to make decisions — and participate–— in the big Alaska LNG Project, where the state is a partner with industry and a 25 percent equity owner.