Two years after executives told lawmakers the company could pump one million barrels into TAPS a day, it isn’t even close to serious production.
When voters head to the polls next year, they could be faced with questions on oil taxes, the minimum wage, and the use of recreational marijuana. But one thing that won’t be on the ballot is a referendum on a controversial bill concerning cruise ship waste.
The U.S. Senate is expected to a pass a sweeping bill authorizing dozens of water projects today.
Say so long to summer drivers riding the ferry for free, winter roundtrip discounts and printed schedules. The changes are some of the ways the Alaska Marine Highway plans to address a $3.5-million spending cut mandated by the Legislature.
Alaska Territorial Guard members never received formal discharge papers from the United States government, including some well-known Alaskans.
With the signature booklets hot off the printers, opponents of a controversial tax cut for oil companies should be able to start gathering support for their referendum Tuesday.
Alaska’s highest court says the first step in the redistricting process is to draw political boundaries based on state constitutional requirements.
Sen. Bert Stedman calls this year’s rollback of state taxes a “gift” to the oil industry. And while he’s not unhappy with many of the structural changes to the oil tax scheme in Senate Bill 21, he says the numbers just don’t make sense.
Southeast’s Inter-Island Ferry Authority will soon be short on cash.