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1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News
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.
5 hrs ago | Petroleum News
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)
9 hrs ago | Petroleum News
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.
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.
Now that former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan has won the Republican Primary, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich knows who he'll face in November.
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.
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.
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.
Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum.
Incumbent Republican Sean Parnell easily won renomination for governor beating three other candidates, Gerald Heikes, Russ Millette, and Brad Snowden.
Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.
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.
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)
Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
The Primary Election is tomorrow, and the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are scrambling for high profile endorsements.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:25 pm
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