Tag: Alaska

Energy & Environment, Industry

AP sources: Biden OKs huge Willow oil project in Alaska

March 13, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

The Biden administration said Monday it is approving the major Willow oil project on Alaska’s petroleum-rich North Slope, one of President Joe Biden’s most consequential climate choices that is drawing condemnation from environmentalists who say it flies in the face […]

Policy, State & Local

Alaska governor pitches plan to capitalize on carbon markets

January 12, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

Gov. Mike Dunleavy outlined proposed legislation Thursday for Alaska to capitalize on carbon markets, seeking to diversify state revenues long heavily reliant on proceeds from oil. Dunleavy plans to introduce his so-called a carbon management bill package during the legislative […]

Policy, State & Local

Murkowski faces Tshibaka and Chesbro in Alaska Senate debate

October 28, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Alaskans want results, not “partisan political rhetoric,” as she faced her Donald Trump-backed Republican rival Kelly Tshibaka in a televised debate Thursday. Tshibaka questioned the value of Murkowski’s seniority and said it’s time for […]

Policy, State & Local

Palin, Begich, Gross advance in Alaska US House race

June 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Republican Nick Begich and independent Al Gross have advanced to the August special election for the state’s only U.S. House seat. Palin and Begich, both Republicans, and Gross, an orthopedic surgeon, were among 48 candidates […]

Health Care, Industry, Policy, State & Local

High court sides with Alaska Natives in coronavirus aid case

June 25, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court ruled Friday that hundreds of millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money tied up in court should benefit Alaska Natives rather than be spread more broadly among Native American tribes around the U.S. The justices ruled 6-3 […]

Federal, Policy

Alaska’s technology office readies for possible government shutdown

June 20, 2017

Via: StateScoop

Alaska’s newly-consolidated Office of Information Technology could face its first true test this summer if the state government can’t agree on an operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year by July 1. The budget standoff in the Alaskan legislature has […]