Legislators Frustrated Over Gas Pipeline
Oil and gas was the topic once again Tuesday morning as State Senate Majority leaders shared their frustration with the House on how to push a natural gas pipeline forward.
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"I think you see in this legislature enormous frustration about the progress on the gas pipeline, and real concern about where it's going, concerned about where we stand in relationship to the rest of the country," Alaska Republican Senator Gary Stevens said. "The fact that there's a lot of gas on the market and a lot of inexpensive gas and how does our project fit into it."
Although the House said they need more information to make a decision on whether to end
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The Senate also had similar views as the House did on Gov. Sean Parnell's request to suspend the eight-cent motor fuel tax for two years.
"Unless there's a clear way to make sure and know for sure that everyone is receiving that eight cents, and the marketers themselves aren't just pocketing that eight cents," Republican Senator Kevin Meyer said. "I don't know that there is going to be a whole lot of support for it this time."