iOS app Android app

Alaska Legislature

Big Oil: Ballyhooed Alaska tax cut may not yield new production

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The tax cut that was supposed to yield increased oil production may not. Alaska Senate Bill 21 -- the controversial tax break for oil companies doing...

Inside Look at Lobbyists in Alaska: Who's Spending, And How Much?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC), responsible for publishing campaign and finance disclosures in regards to Alaska's p...

Why Does Alaska Want A Federal Takeover Of Central Park?

AP | AUSTIN BAIRD | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska state Rep. Kyle Johansen penned a resolution to urge the federal government to take over New York's Central Park, ...

Oil Industry Bypasses Alaska Legislature on Tax Break Campaign

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

The oil industry is continuing to turn up the political heat on lawmakers reluctant to cut taxes on North Slope production even as Gov. Sean Parnell's proposed tax restructuring appears to be put off until next year.

What's the Alaska Legislature Up To?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The much-touted Alaska natural gas pipeline project is not coming together as fast as had been projected.

Al Barette, Alaska Board Of Game Nominee, Skins Wolf (VIDEO): Legislature To Vote On Confirmation Friday

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)-- The newest member of the Alaska Board of Game is facing some opposition because of an online video of him skinning a wolf and...

Alaska Lawmakers Override Palin Veto, Take Stimulus Funds

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In a final spat with former Gov. Sarah Palin, the Alaska Legislature voted Monday to override her veto of $28.6 million in f...

Manufactured Protesters Are Killing Democracy

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The "Tea Party" movement flies in the face of what the true patriots in Boston stood for. Corporate lobbying-run groups are creating the illusion of grass roots protests at the health care town hall meetings.

Palin Says Thanks But No Thanks To Stimulus Money

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Gov. Sarah Palin dropped the hammer today on $80 million from the state budget. In a "bring it on" move, Palin dared the legislature to over-ride her veto.