Rashah McChesney, Alaska's Energy Desk - Juneau
Thousands of Alaska university students notified that millions in scholarships and grants are currently in limbo
More than $350 million in Alaska's Higher Education Investment Fund is set to be swept into state savings.
The report concludes the $43 billion export project could have significant impacts on the environment — but would be a boost for state and local economies
Typically, when a contaminated site is discovered it’s up to the landowner — or the person responsible for making the mess — to clean it up. But there are dozens of sites where this process has broken down.
As the Alaska Legislature fights over the budget, a decades-old accounting quirk takes on new importance
At Alaska’s state Capitol this week, there’s a lot of talk about something called “the sweep.” What is it, and why is it such a big deal this year?
It’s the first time in years that private industry in the state has pitched in money to move the gasline project forward
On a 19-1 vote, the Alaska Senate approved a budget with a $3,000 dividend — and a $1.2 billion gap between what it spends and what it makes.
As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup'ik language in school. Since then, she's spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission attributed the delay to the state’s gasline corporation.
Oil from new fields could boost the state’s production, but predicting when they’ll come online — and how much money the state will bring in — is tricky.
Typically, the governor is required to release a budget by mid-December, and the Legislative Finance Division has about a month to get through it before lawmakers come into session. But that didn’t happen this year.
Right now, there’s a plan in place that kept the state’s credit outlook stable. But there a new governor, and his administration has a new plan for the state’s budget.
After less than two months on the job, Department of Revenue Commissioner John Quick has resigned.
Donna Arduin has worked on cutting spending for governors in six other states. She’s expected to propose deep cuts to address the $1.6 billion hole in the state’s budget.
That direction looks a lot like a previous version of the project: one that was led by the oil companies on the North Slope.
At 6.3 percent, Alaska's unemployment rate is currently the highest in the nation.
Auditors found that, generally, the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has followed the restrictions placed on spending the $480 million it has gotten from the state over the last eight years.
The state’s highest paid employee was fired from $45 billion gas line project today.
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation is pushing for a six-month extension on negotiations with three Chinese partners interested in the Alaska LNG project.