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28th Alaska Legislature Convenes Tuesday

By | January 14, 2013 - 5:28 pm

Rep. Mike Chenault (left) and Sen. Charlie Huggins (right) speak with reporters the day before the 28th Legislature is slated to begin. Photos by Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau.

Rep. Mike Chenault (left) and Sen. Charlie Huggins (right) speak with Lori Townsend the day before the 28th Legislature is slated to begin. Photos by Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN – Juneau.

The 28th legislature gets underway Tuesday afternoon. With Republicans holding a majority in both chambers, significant changes are likely for how lawmakers will work together. Oil tax reform proposals will be a big focus. I sat down in the Speaker’s chamber with Majority leaders Kenai Representative Mike Chenault, the house speaker, and Wasilla Senator Charlie Huggins, Senate President, to ask how they see the debate over oil taxes playing out this session. I asked Huggins if there were any deal breakers for him.

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