Headlamp – Governor’s veto really hurt Alaska’s service industry. 

March 19, 2018

More money, more spending.   A new forecast of state revenue says higher oil prices will help slice a big chunk from Alaska’s budget gap, though it didn’t seem to change lawmakers’ disagreement about how to fix the deficit. The new forecast, released Friday by Gov. Bill Walker’s administration, says the state will bring in $2.34 […]

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Headlamp – FEMA says “goodbye” to climate change; Endangered species rules endangered

March 16, 2018

FEMA says “goodbye” to climate change. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, responsible for dealing with the effects of disasters like hurricanes and floods, has stripped the words “climate change” from the document meant to guide its actions over the next four years. FEMA on Thursday released its strategic plan for 2018-2022. It replaces a version […]

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Headlamp – “a bunch of dead companies lying around”; Bat Cave fights off 22 million attacks/day

March 15, 2018

“They’ll just see a bunch of dead companies lying around…” A proposal to issue bonds to pay off about $900 million in tax credit debt to oil and gas companies hasn’t gained much traction in the Legislature. Gov. Bill Walker included it in his budget in December. Since then, the bill has had no hearings […]

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