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Morning Minutes: Daily Recap

Friday, February 24, 2012

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Posted: February 24, 2012
Contact: Jeremiah Campbell, 465-5284, House Majority Deputy Press Secretary


A Summary of News & Events from Alaska's State House for Thursday - 02/23/12:

H Floor Session: The House met jointly with the Senate to hear the annual address from U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. Video of the Joint Session is available courtesy of Gavel Alaska.

H FIN Subcmtee – MVA: The committee held the final mission, core service and performance review along with a budget closeout.

H Health & Social Services: The committee met with the Senate’s Health & Social Services Committee to hear a presentation from the Key Campaign.

H State Affairs: HR 10, Oppose National Popular Vote for President, passed out of committee while HJR 33, Amend the U.S. Constitution Regarding Campaign Money, was heard and held.

H FIN Subcmtee – University of Alaska: The committee performed a budget closeout.

H Resources: The committee hosted a Lunch & Learn titled Natural Gas & LNG Fundamentals.

H Finance: An update on the governor’s domestic violence & sexual assault programs was heard. HB 125, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, passed out of committee. A sub-committee was created for SB 23, Film Production Tax Credit/Audit, to further review the bill.

H Energy: The committee continued with a presentation of the Southeast Alaska Integrated Resource Plan.

H FIN Subcmtee - Labor & Workforce Development: The committee reviewed the governor’s amendments for the FY13 budget.

H FIN Subcmtee – Revenue: The committee performed a budget closeout.

H Fisheries: The committee passed out HB 100 as amended and HJR 10.

Daily House Committee Calendar

Education-8:00 AM, Capitol 106
Presentation: Klawock City School District Superintendent
HB 330 State Education Standards

FIN Subcmtee – Health & Soc. Svcs.-8:00 AM, Finance 519
FY13 Budget proposal, FY13 Budget Amendments & FY12 Supplemental Budget

Resources-1:00 PM, Barnes 124
HB 289 Natural Gas Storage Tax Credit/Regulation

Finance-1:30 PM, House Finance 519
Bills Previously Heard

Daily DOR Oil Prices

ANS: $125.99 +$1.56
WTI: $107.49 +$1.56
HH: $2.67 +$0.07
Production: 615,351 bbl

Rotary Rigs: 11 (3 exploration + Repsol)
Coil Rigs: 3
Workover Rigs: 3

Daily Press Links

Photo – Feb 23, 2012 – Photo of the day 1 of 2
Photo – Feb 23, 2012 – Photo of the day 2 of 2
ADN – Murkowski tell lawmakers ‘ANWR will happen’ - not soon
AJOC – Big issues loom, but progress is made on budget
APRN – Rep. Young responds to planned Eielson F-16 move
KTUU – Murkowski engages AK lawmakers in annual address
Dispatch – Scientists dismiss tsunami trash radiation worries
Dispatch – Shell’s AK-bound drill ship occupied by Greenpeace
JNU Empire – CIO suggest new permanent fund options

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