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Governor’s Plan to Pay Down Debt Advances

April 15, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today commended the House Finance Committee for passing House Bill 385, his plan to address Alaska’s biggest budget cost driver, its unfunded pension liabilities. The governor’s plan pays down the debt now and lowers Alaska’s annual payments thereafter. Full Story »

House Finance Passes Refinery Incentives

April 15, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell applauded the House Finance Committee for passing House Bill 287, which extends the State’s contract to sell its royalty oil to Tesoro Refining and Marketing, LLC. The legislation also includes the governor’s financial incentives package to ensure Alaska’s in-state refineries remain strong. Full Story »

House Resources Advances Gasline Bill

April 9, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Following an extensive and thorough review of Senate Bill 138, Governor Sean Parnell today praised the House Resources Committee for passing his legislation to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project. Full Story »

Legislation Supports Medical Professionals

April 8, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today signed legislation to support medical professionals who volunteer their services, including those participating in the Alaska Mission of Mercy (AKMOM) event on April 11 and 12 in Anchorage. House Bill 269 is sponsored by Representative Steve Thompson. Full Story »

Governor Commends House for Advancing Bill

April 8, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today commended the Alaska House of Representatives for passing House Bill 278, Alaska’s Education Opportunity Act – the governor’s education legislation to create more educational opportunities in Alaska’s public schools and to increase funding. Full Story »