FAIRBANKS – Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, President of the Alaska Senate, today released the following statement in response to Gov. Bill Walker’s proclamation convening the 30th Alaska State Legislature on October 23 for its fourth special session.
FAIRBANKS – Members of the Alaska Senate Majority today responded to Ahtna, Inc.’s rejection of the Walker administration’s proposed settlement regarding public access to Klutina Lake Road and the Gulkana River.
JUNEAU – Today, Gov. Bill Walker signed House Bill 111 into law, legislation that ends the state's program of cash payments to companies in the oil and gas industry.
“Today’s Senate action is welcome news for Alaskans who depend on safe roads and infrastructure,” said Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River. “By leveraging federal highway funds, we realize a 10 to 1 return for general fund dollars that we invest around the state.”
ANCHORAGE – Today, the Alaska Legislature released a proposed bipartisan capital budget agreement. The measure reflects a compromise between the House and Senate, recognizing the importance the capital budget has on Alaska’s economy.