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Note from Rep. Gara: State Hushing Public On Pesticides & Fighting Gasoline Price Gouging

I could spend this newsletter taking a poll on when the official start of summer will be. I could be wrong, but I remember it starting earlier than late July in past years. I’ll have to check my journal. Actually, I’m looking out the window and think it might be starting now! Good. OK, next subject.

Want More Pesticides With Your Coffee? For Your Children, and Our Fish, Game and Wildlife?

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Berta’s Briefings from Rep. Gardner: Why Are Alaska’s Gas Prices So High?

One of the big topics of discussion among Alaskans and their elected representatives this summer is the high price of energy. In Anchorage, this conversation tends to focus on gasoline prices at the pump. Other parts of the state are more concerned about heating fuel. But all Alaskans are keenly aware of these issues because these high prices are harming all of us.

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NEWS: Democrats Move to Improve Small Gasline Proposal

Without fixes, bill could undercut development and lead to high gas prices for Alaskans

JUNEAU – Before voting on House Bill 9 (HB9) tonight, House Democrats offered a number of amendments to protect consumers, resource development incentives, and the state’s interests as the state moves forward on a small gasline from the North Slope.

“I am all for getting a gasline to get Alaska’s gas to market and to Alaskans. A small line should be our last option. With alternatives that bring cheaper energy to Alaskans moving forward, it’s premature to rush ahead with a bill that undercuts development and puts the state and consumers at risk.”

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Democrats to U.S. Attorney General: Investigate Alaska Gas Prices

JUNEAU – Today, Alaska Representatives Pete Petersen and Chris Tuck (both D-Anchorage), and Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asking that he investigate Alaskan fuel prices as part of his investigation of nationwide gasoline prices.

“Alaska produces more oil than most countries, but Alaskans still pay more at the pump than anyone else in the U.S. Something’s not right,” said Rep. Petersen. “Any investigation into high fuel prices should certainly include a hard look at the situation in Alaska.”

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