Too much spin makes one nauseous. If you ask the public, in politics it either makes you nauseous, or not care. ...
Over the past five years, the two of us have had the privilege of traveling across America and around the world to ...
Both the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas face imminent developmental threats in 2013 and 2014 through planned exploratory activities and eventual development. Multiple huge offshore seismic explorations are staging now for massive activity in several regions of the American Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. ... Full story
The money Senate Bill 21 gives back to BP, ConocoPhillips, and Exxon will leave Alaska with about the same amount of income Alaska had from oil in 2002 when the discontinuation of dividends and re-imposition of the income tax was the primary issue of the 2002 Governor's Race. ... Full story
Well, in my view this session has been a disaster with glimmers of good. I wish I could put a true and happier spin on this, but I can’t. I’m including two press releases, one good and one bad. ... Full story
I’m sorry for not bugging you with one of these newsletters in a while – work has been crazy, and I’ve been battling to fix what I think is the worst piece of legislation this state has seen in a long time – an oil tax bill that will create a fiscal cliff, cause $2 billion per year in annual deficits, and result in a loss of jobs through ripple effects across the state. ... Full story
No one who knows gaslines disagrees with this point – a gasline that delivers a vastly higher volume of gas does it more efficiently, for less cost. ... Full story
A billion dollars here. A billion dollars there. Whatever. ... Full story
Today, voting rights are under assault by political partisans whose agenda is threatened by a healthy democracy. Thirty-eight years after passage of the Voting Rights Act and 143 years after passage of the 15th Amendment, Mead Treadwell and Bob Lynn have joined Republican state legislators and gubernatorial administrations from around the country in an assault on voting rights. ... Full story