LNG Gasline closer to reality with passage of SB138

LNG Gasline closer to reality with passage of SB138

A long-time goal of building a large-diameter gasline to provide natural gas to Alaskans and a new petroleum product to export is closer to becoming a reality with the passage of Senate Bill 138. SB 138 was a key priority for Governor Sean Parnell who called its passage a historic event and the beginning of […]

Alaska Legislature approves measure to help small refineries HB 287

House Bill 287 began as a way to help small refineries–namely Petro Star, which operates two refineries. However, it ends up the measure helps the state’s largest refinery Tesoro. Democratic Senators label HB287 “This Year’s Giveaway.” A measure approved by the Alaska Legislature would help small refineries to stay in business by providing tax credits […]

Committee to take up Education Bill on Tuesday at 10

Committee to take up Education Bill on Tuesday at 10

Gavel Alaska is reporting Conference Committee on Education will continue meeting on Tuesday morning. Retweeted by The LegHead Report Gavel Alaska ‏@GavelAlaska 22m Conference committee on education bill has been rescheduled to 10 am tomorrow. Senate & House meeting back up at 11 am. #akleg #akleg  on Twitter is the place to go for latest […]

What legislators say about session and bills

See this article on How to Find Out Which Bills Got Passed. A good way to track what got passed and what the various legislators think about the session and the issues they dealt with is to go to the four different caucus websites and read press releases, newsletter summaries being sent to constituents, as […]

What bills have been passed by the Alaska Legislature

Here are some links to find out what is happening in Juneau on this final day of the session. Good luck getting on it this final day of the session, but  here is the page on the Alaska Legislature’s official site that shows what bills have passed as of when you search the site. There […]