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Walker: With state in red, oil tax credit payouts “unsustainable”

Walker: With state in red, oil tax credit payouts “unsustainable”The state still expects to collect $2 billion this year from other forms of oil revenue, including royalties, corporate income taxes, and property taxes from production.

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans wary

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans waryBill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently from his predecessor.

Walker purges gasline board, rejects confidentiality agreement

Gov. Bill Walker has dismissed half of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation board of directors.

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brother

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brotherA new Congress begins today and former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan will be sworn in as Alaska’s eighth U.S. senator since statehood

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination law

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination lawRep. Cathy Muñoz cosponsored the bill in 2013. She says she hopes the bill will hold more weight this time with her majority Republican colleagues.

Ousted military affairs official to be Alaska Senate Majority media strategist

Ousted military affairs official to be Alaska Senate Majority media strategistA recently ousted military affairs official has been hired by the Alaska Senate Majority to guide their media strategy.

Walker plans to stick to marijuana implementation schedule, but other delays still possible

Walker plans to stick to marijuana implementation schedule, but other delays still possibleAfter considering a delay in legal marijuana sales, Gov. Bill Walker has confirmed that implementation of rules regulating the drug should meet the schedule approved by voters.

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014

Juneau’s biggest stories of 2014A longtime state lawmaker resigned, Alaska Native languages were recognized as official state languages, and a price war for airline tickets.

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlement

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlementGov. Bill Walker has delegated his authority on the Point Thomson lawsuit to his lieutenant governor, while still leaving open the possibility of his involvement.

Walker continues to fill out cabinet with administration, education commissioners

Walker continues to fill out cabinet with administration, education commissionersGov. Bill Walker has made his final decision on his administration and education commissioner.