ANCHORAGE-The Second Annual Alaska Women’s Summit has just wrapped up in Anchorage. More than 300 of Alaska’s brightest and most successful women joined together for the two day summit addressing topics ranging from curbing high rates of domestic violence and sexual assault to shattering the glass ceiling.
ANCHORAGE-Today, members of Oil and Gas Competitiveness Review Board officially met for the first time to examine how to keep Alaska’s oil and gas fields competitive for investment and production. Senator Lesil McGuire(R-Anchorage) included the creation of the Oil and Gas Competitiveness Review Board in Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska Production (MAP) Act.
ANCHORAGE-The second annual Alaska Women’s Summit is scheduled to take place on October 16th and 17th at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA). The first day of the summit will be held in the Wendy Williamson Auditorium, while the second day will take place at the new Alaska Airlines Center on campus.
ANCHORAGE – Members of the Joint Resources Committee met today to hear from leaders of the Alaska LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) Project. The AKLNG project has the potential to create between 9,000 and 15,000 jobs during the design and construction phases plus approximately 1,000 jobs for continued operations. In addition to generating billions of dollars in revenue for Alaska, the gasline will provide access to natural gas for Alaskans.
The AAPC is pleased to announce that a revised version of the Implementation Plan for Arctic policy is available for review and that the public comment period is open from September 15 – November 15, 2014. Revisions were made to the Implementation Plan after Commission discussion and public testimony at the recent Nome and Kotzebue meetings.