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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

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.

USDA loans reach $1.5B to rural Alaska over last five years

Individual insurance pool to see sharp premium hikes

Pension funds perform well; Moody’s approves of tax vote

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Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension

EDITORIAL: Islamic State’s threat to America is a real one

Alaska readies for U.S. to take chair of Arctic Council in 2015

No. 2 trade partner South Korea eager for more Alaska ties

No. 2 trade partner South Korea eager for more Alaska ties

The South Korean ambassador to the United States said the bond connecting the countries is strong and Alaska that remains a key trading partner with the East Asian country.
Setnet ban initiative OK’d, state considers appeal

Setnet ban initiative OK’d, state considers appeal

Voters could be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision issued July 23.

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