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.
ANCHORAGE – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, and Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, today released the following statement.
ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Legislature will reconvene in Juneau next week to finalize the Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Budget following an agreement reached by both bodies.