ANCHORAGE – Today, the Joint Resources Committee concluded a two-day long update of the Alaska LNG Project, a $55 billion gasline enterprise to monetize Alaska’s natural gas reserves.
WASILLA – Senator Mike Dunleavy (R-Mat-Su & Copper River Valleys) expressed appreciation today for Governor Bill Walker’s decision to allow House Bill 156 to become law, as the deadline for a veto expired yesterday.
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.