Juneau, Alaska â€“ Governor Sean Parnell has directed the Department of Law to join litigation recently filed by Alaska resident John Sturgeon. The suit seeks to limit federal regulations over state-owned navigable waters that run through national parks and preserves within Alaska.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Senator Murkowski is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that attempts to fund the low income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP) at 2011 levels. Senators Snowe (R-ME) and Reed (D-RI) are the sponsors of S.1961, theLIHEAP Protection Act which would maintain a flat funding level of $4.7 billion instead of the $3.6 billion currently in […]
JUNEAU, Alaska â€“ Governor Sean Parnell announced today that his Fiscal Year 2013 budget will provide $8 million in continued support for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, which challenges students to take more rigorous high school courses, and then rewards them with funding to attend Alaskaâ€™s universities and postsecondary training programs. Nearly one-third of Alaskaâ€™s 2011 […]
National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil Gas Lease Sale Generates Winning Bids Covering More Than 141,000 Acres
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-The Department of the Interiorâ€™s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that yesterdayâ€™s oil and gas lease sale in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) generated winning bids totaling $3,637,477 and covering 17 tracts on about 141,739 acres. The sale demonstrated industry interest in areas with high resource potential adjacent to State of […]