ANCHORAGE – Alaska State Senators expressed disappointment today in Governor Walker’s decision to veto Senate Bill 125, an effort to improve cooperation on advancing a gasline by adding three non-voting members from the Legislature to the Board of Directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC).
The new law extends exemptions for small renewable energy facilities from the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) regulation for an additional five years. The exemption sunsets under the old law in January of this year.
ANCHORAGE – A pair of bills aimed at controlling the cost of state government, while still providing financial assistance to communities statewide, were signed into law today.
ANCHORAGE – Alaskans have a new tool to start and invest in local businesses, thanks to legislation by Senator Mia Costello (R-Anchorage). Senate Bill 126, the Innovating Alaska Act, implements a new concept to grow Alaska’s economy through equity crowdinvesting. The bill was signed into law by the Governor today.
"We knew investing in treatment and victims' services was critical," said Senator John Coghill. "SB 91 averts millions in future spending to allow for that reinvestment. This was an enormous achievement that will reduce recidivism, hold offenders accountable."