Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    9:35 PM

GasBuddy News Article

23
votes
House speaker plans in-state gas line legislation

Anchorage Daily News online -- LONG-HELD DREAM: Lawmaker wants to maintain momentum.

By BECKY BOHRER
The Associated Press

Published: November 5th, 2011 08:05 PM
Last Modified: November 5th, 2011 09:02 PM

JUNEAU -- Alaska House Speaker Mike Chenault on Friday said he plans to introduce legislation aimed at sustaining momentum behind an in-state natural gas pipeline project.

Chenault said the legislation, which hasn't been finalized, would not sanction the project or provide the go-ahead to build it; instead, he said it would allow for work on the proposal to continue moving ahead. He said he's tired of the state and Legislature trying to decide which projects go first, and that it's imperative that Alaskans have a guaranteed energy supply.

He said it's a "travesty" that there are people in Fairbanks, Alaska's second


Read the Full Article

Submitted Apr 10, 2012 By: Nitewolf
Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: House speaker plans in-state gas line legislation Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
DTroytNC
Veteran Author Charlotte

Posts:366
Points:71,310
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Apr 11, 2012 7:10:14 AM

"Lawmakers (in Alaska) set aside $200 million but did not establish a fund."

I wonder what happened to that $200 million? Gee, we didn't know where to put it so we spent it....
Profile Pic
TRYWI
All-Star Author Appleton

Posts:898
Points:282,150
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 10:44:45 PM

good
Profile Pic
anascom
Champion Author Hamilton

Posts:1,601
Points:934,145
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 9:45:05 PM

ok
Profile Pic
johnd900
Veteran Author Massachusetts

Posts:475
Points:192,305
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 8:32:55 PM

Why is the Alaskan Legislature involve with private business? Why are they funding a line? Unless it's state-owned which would make way too much sense...
Profile Pic
TomT2Lee
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:6,481
Points:2,002,960
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 6:36:20 PM

Just what we need is more legislation. NOT!
Profile Pic
Venzadriver
Champion Author Florida

Posts:1,368
Points:486,350
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 6:08:01 PM

Get-a-goin'!
Profile Pic
MidNJ
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:9,748
Points:1,761,730
Joined:Sep 2009
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 5:24:30 PM

Humblepie,

"Common sense in alaska ?"

??????????????????

Sarah Palin for President?

[Edited by: MidNJ at 4/10/2012 8:25:50 PM EST]
Profile Pic
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:58,860
Points:3,030,370
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 1:58:14 PM

common sense in alaska ?
i wish obama showed some.
Profile Pic
JCI46009IN
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:2,129
Points:439,570
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Apr 10, 2012 1:50:12 PM

Go Alaska!
Post a reply Back to Topics