NEWS: “New” Oil Regs a Fool’s Errand, Need More Work and Review

Democratic Legislators highlight big risks in draft Oil Wealth Giveaway regulations

JUNEAU – Today, Alaska Democratic Legislators warned of significant risks, impossible expectations, and the potential for industry to game the system in their official comment letter to the Alaska Department of Revenue on its proposed regulations for Senate Bill 21, the governor’s oil wealth giveaway.

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Want to discuss the Northern Access Road?

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I have heard from a great number of you regarding the Northern Access Road project, otherwise known as the Bragaw Bypass Extension. Now is your time to be heard by the State Department of Transportation, the Municipality of Anchorage, and the lead engineering firm on the project, DOWL HKM.

Please do not miss the first public meeting discussing the project this Tuesday August 27th, from 6 to 8pm at East High School (commons area)!

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Rep. Andy Josephson’s Newsletter: A Time to Learn: Committees and Conferences

While the legislature is out of session, bills cannot be passed by the House or Senate to become law; however, committees do meet for informational hearings on specific issues or pieces of legislation.

I have spent the past couple of weeks (with the exception of several wonderful hikes around town in the gorgeous weather!) attending committee hearings and conferences to become a better informed representative. Please contact me if you would like to know more about any of the issues I discuss below.

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