JUNEAU, Alaska - If people are uncomfortable with the impact of rescheduling ferry reservations, they will never be comfortable with the type of cuts needed to make the state budget work, a Senate Finance Committee member said during a recent hearing.
A federal coordinating office handling Alaska's gas pipeline projects has been defunded by Congress and will no longer serve as a liaison between the public and organizers of the behemoth AlaskaLNG project.
State officials are "fully engaged" in negotiations over commercial agreements needed in 2015 for the large North Slope natural gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project, but declining to give specifics.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The big news at the Capitol this past week was Gov. Bill Walker's gas line proposal, one that some legislators fear will create an atmosphere of uncertainty over efforts to bring Alaska's gas to market.