The Alaska House has passed a bill that would offer tax breaks for farmers.
The Alaska House Judiciary Committee advanced Big Lake Republican Mark Neuman’s “stand your ground” bill on Friday.
A special Senate committee on oil production has advanced Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill to lower taxes on oil companies without any amendments.
The Alaska Senate is scheduled to vote on a resolution applauding state officials for fighting federal overreach.
HB 80 has already passed in the House, and on Thursday the Senate Finance Committee invited the public to comment on it.
Since 2010, the Alaska state legislature has debated the passage of a “Stand Your Ground” law. Versions of the bill have made their way through committee, passed in the House, and then ultimately stalled in the Senate. Now, the bill is back.
Alaska’s primary would be moved up two weeks in even-numbered years under a bill proposed by Gov. Sean Parnell.
Bob Heinrich is the vice president of finance for Conoco Phillips, and he says that his company is happy with the bill as a starting point.
Public release of the new design has been delayed while the department expands the report to address scrutiny and feedback received since plans for the Alaska Class Ferry were scrapped.
Representatives vote 27 to 9 in favor of measure that allows mixing zones.