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September Issue 4 2014

Senate passes bill to streamline BLM oil and gas permits

State seeks federal judgment in push for ANWR exploration September Issue 2 2014

State seeks federal judgment in push for ANWR exploration

The State of Alaska has asked a U.S. Alaska District Court to issue a summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior over the federal agency’s rejection of a state plan to explore a part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The action was filed Sept. 8 in Anchorage. Judge Sharon Gleason will decide the issue.

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings September Issue 2 2014

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings

These are uncertain times for Alaska. Public spending is a big part of our economy and the state government is running billion-dollar-plus deficits. If things continue as they are, we could be out of cash in six or seven years.