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1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

AFL-CIO declines to endorse candidate for governor in 3-way race

As predicted earlier this week by its president, Alaska's umbrella labor organization on Friday withheld an endorsement for governor out of concern that the current three-way race will inevitably end in an easy re-election victory for Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Fairbanks, AK, Anchorage, AK

5 hrs ago | Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: Mining sector sees ups and downs in 2014

Alaska offers potential boost to Southeast VMS, REE projects as state's established mines hold steady, look to expand production Though the pace of mineral exploration has slowed considerably in Alaska in recent months, the state's mining sector, as a whole, appears to be gaining some momentum, especially among mine development projects that could ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alaska, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: New investment fuels oil patch optimism

A resurgence in oil and gas activity in Alaska in 2014 has given businesses active in the Alaska-Washington trade new prospects for increased revenue and new hope for future prosperity.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors, Recreational Vehicle, Chevron, University of Alaska Anchorage, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

14 hrs ago | KSKA

Alaska Edition Friday August 22, 2014.

The election returns are in. Alaskans say no to the oil-tax referendum but the outcome was in doubt for a while.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Anchorage, AK

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Politico

Steyer's super PAC picks up another $500K in outside money -...

STEYER'S SUPER PAC PICKS UP ANOTHER $500K IN OUTSIDE MONEY: Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action Committee took in just over $8 million in July, but almost all of it was from Steyer's own pocket, according to a disclosure filed last night with the FEC.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, US Governors, Alaska

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 20, 2014

Now that former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan has won the Republican Primary, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich knows who he'll face in November.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Governors

Politico

Alaska oil tax cuts update - Ryan endorses Camp call to cut...

ALASKA OIL TAX CUTS UPDATE. Alaska Dispatch News reports, "With his landmark tax legislation expected to survive Tuesday night's vote, Gov. Sean Parnell says it's now time for the oil industry to increase its investment in oil field projects that create jobs for Alaskans.

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Related Topix: Tax, Alaska Government, Alaska, US Governors, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Politics

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

HD36 primary numbers

House District 36 had a reasonably good turnout for Tuesday's primary election, with about 24 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Don Young, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Ketchikan, AK, US Governors

Homer News

Homer says - Yes' on Ballot Measure 1, but statewide vote favors - No' position

While early reports from the Alaska Division of Elections showed "yes" votes on Ballot Measure 1 in the lead, within three hours after polls closed on Tuesday and with more than half the precincts reporting, the unofficial results pulled a switch with the "no" votes gaining ground.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Union leader urges Mallott, Walker to join forces in race for governor

The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.

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Peninsula Clarion

Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors

APRN

Mallott, Parnell Easily Win Nominations

Incumbent Republican Sean Parnell easily won renomination for governor beating three other candidates, Gerald Heikes, Russ Millette, and Brad Snowden.

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Peninsula Clarion

Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.

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Related Topix: Kenai, AK, US Governors

APRN

In Tight Race, Oil Tax Referendum Behind

With some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell's signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

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Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan leads in high-stakes Senate primary

Ben Robar drives off in his 1929 Model A after casting his vote Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Matt Mead, US Governors, Anchorage, AK, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Alaska voters get their say in state's oil tax system

Voting ended on Tuesday evening in an Alaska primary election that in part will decide whether to repeal or uphold a new law that cuts taxes on oil production and is worth up to $1 billion a year to companies such as Conoco Phillips, BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. If voters repeal the eight-month-old tax reduction ushered in by Governor Sean Parnell, ... (more)

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The Washington Post

News Guide: Primary election highlights

Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Matt Mead, US Governors, Sarah Palin

APRN

In Wake Of a oeEducation Session,a Democrats Run Teacher Candidates

On top of the Republican Senate primary and the oil tax referendum, there's one more competitive race on tomorrow's ballot - the contest for the Democrats' lieutenant governor nominee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 18, 2014

The Primary Election is tomorrow, and the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are scrambling for high profile endorsements.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Iditarod, AK, Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Condoleezza Rice, US Governors

Christian Science Monitor

On Alaska's oil tax referendum, Palin joins with liberals

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is criticizing the flat-tax for the oil industry, which replaced her sliding-scale tax system.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

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