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Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendum

Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendum

Exxon and Chevron have made major contributions to a campaign that wants to preserve a controversial oil tax law that passed this year, according to recent filings with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.

With months to go, oil industry spends $1 million against referendum

With months to go, oil industry spends $1 million against referendum

Two years ago, oil companies spent over a million dollars to defeat an election initiative and they’re on track to spend even more this year.

Bill Walker talks up natural gas to Juneau Chamber

Bill Walker talks up natural gas to Juneau Chamber

While Gov. Parnell was unveiling his budget in Anchorage, a political challenger was talking energy in Juneau.

Big outside money expected for US Senate race

Big outside money expected for US Senate race

Outside money is expected to pour into the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mark Begich, and the first of it is making a splash across Alaska’s TV sets.

Democratic Legislators Push For Stricter Campaign Disclosure Rules

Democratic Legislators Push For Stricter Campaign Disclosure Rules

With so much money that will be spent on political ads, some state legislators would like to see stronger federal disclosure laws, so voters know who’s paying for the airtime.

Redistricting decision suits Petersburg officials

Redistricting decision suits Petersburg officials

Petersburg’s mayor is pleased with this weeks court decision in favor of the state’s latest redistricting plan.

Anti-Pebble Initiative Clears Signature Hurdle

Anti-Pebble Initiative Clears Signature Hurdle

A group opposed to the proposed Pebble Mine has secured enough signatures to get their initiative on the ballot.

Miller allowed to use campaign funds to appeal $84,000 judgment

Miller allowed to use campaign funds to appeal $84,000 judgment

The Federal Election Commission ruled today that U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller can use campaign funds to appeal an $84,000 judgment arising from a campaign related lawsuit.

French enters lieutenant governor’s race

French enters lieutenant governor’s race

French had been considering a run for governor, but set aside those plans after Juneau Native leader Byron Mallott announced he would seek the Democratic nomination.

Worl, Thurston sworn into office

Worl, Thurston sworn into office

Barbara Thurston and Lisa Worl were sworn into office Tuesday night as members of the Juneau School District Board of Education.