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LNG Project team ready to work with Walker November Issue 4 2014

LNG Project team ready to work with Walker

It’s full steam ahead on the Alaska LNG Project as the state prepares for a change in leadership at the capital. ConocoPhillips Project Manager Mike Britton said more than 255 people participated in more than $30 million worth of fieldwork on the project during the 2014 season.

November Issue 4 2014

Help available to navigate open enrollment

The United Way of Anchorage, Foraker Group and other organizations have resources available for Alaskans trying to navigate the open enrollment period on the federal health insurance exchange. The Alaska Primary Care Association and the United Way each received a grant to help Alaskans navigate the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace. Open enrollment on the marketplace, the time to signup or make changes, began Nov. 15 and will run through Feb. 15.

Sullivan win over Begich adds to party’s US Senate sweep November Issue 3 2014

Sullivan win over Begich adds to party’s US Senate sweep

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat in a hotly contested race, beating a first-term incumbent as voter disapproval of President Barack Obama swept Democrats out of office and allowed the GOP to seize control of the Senate. Sullivan, a Marine Corps reservist and assistant secretary of State under President George W. Bush, defeated U.S. Sen. Mark Begich as part of a wave of victories by Republicans, who picked up eight Senate seats. Another race is yet to be decided in Louisiana.

Governor’s race uncalled; Walker plans transition November Issue 3 2014

Governor’s race uncalled; Walker plans transition

Bill Walker hasn’t been declared the winner of the Alaska governor’s race, but he’s planning ahead just in case. The independent gubernatorial candidate maintained a lead over incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell after the state began counting absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday, but the race remained too close to call.

November Issue 3 2014

Goals dialed back for health law sign-ups