2015 Legislative Information..
Mar12

2015 Legislative Information..

Tuesday, February17–29th legislative day–Recap of events for Monday, February16   H Floor Session: technical session led by House Finance Co–Chair Rep. Mark Neuman,R-Su-Valley.   H Finance HSS Subcommittee: The committee heard a presentation from the Walker administration on Medicaid Expansion.   Lunch&Learn:“AlaskaMaritimeWorkforceDevelopmentPlan”bymembersoftheIndustryAdvisory Committee to the Maritime Workforce Development Initiative–sponsored by Rep. Edgmon/ Sen.Giessel.   HResources:presentation:“HowLNGAffectsLocalMarkets”&“MarketingAlaska’sGas”byEnalytica   HFinance:ThecommitteereceivedanoverviewfromthePermanentFundCorporation.   H Labor& Commerce: HB49 Benefit Corporations was amended and moved from committee.   LegislativeBudget&Audit:“AlaskaLNG101”waspresentedtolegislatorsandstaffby Enalytica.                   Daily House Committee Calendar —Watcheverycommitteemeetingliveat akl.tv –   Community & Regional Affairs–8:00 AM,Capitol124 HB47 PERS Contributions by Municipalities   StateAffairs–8:00 AM, Capitol 106 HB68ElectronicDistribution of Reports HB93 Probation and Parole   Finance–9:30 AM,Capitol519 “Statewide Oil & Gas Productions Taxes”– Enalytica   Energy–10:15 AM,Capitol124 Rural Alaska Fuel Service overview HJR8 Feds Allow State to Make Energy Choices HB105 AIDEA: Bonds; Programs; Loans; LNG Project   Lunch& Learn-12PM,Capitol106 “LNG by Rail– Concepts& Logistics” AKRR   Finance–1:30 PM, Finance 519 AKLNG Project– Lazard Interim Report   Joint Armed Services Committee–2PM,Capitol532 JBER &Ft. Wainwright downsizing, ListeningSessions Announcement&Discussion   Health&SocialServices–3 PM, Capitol106 AmericanCancer Society presentation Youth Policy Summitpresentation   FINSubcmtee–DEC–3:30 PM, Capitol120 Division of AirQuality Division ofEnvironmental Health   FINSubcmtee–DNR–4 PM, Capitol17 DMLW overview,RS2477/NavigabilityProgram   FINSubcmtee–DoA–4 PM,Capitol124 Dept.BudgetOverview   FINSubcmtee–ADF&G–5 PM, Capitol519 State& FederalRevenues&FeesOverview   FINSubcmtee–DE&ED–6 PM, Capitol124 Dept.BudgetOverview   FINSubcmtee–Law&Courts–6 PM, Capitol 17 Oil, Gas&Mining – Other Significant CasesOverview ReviewBudget Transactions   www.housemajority.org                                              www.twitter.com/houmaj                                               465–5284/465–6791 Previous articles: TPL SOQ 3-13-14RS HOUSE TO FEDERAL GOVT: STOP TAKING OUR LAND ADN: Walker says he will soon drop citizen’s lawsuit over Point Thomson...

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2015 Top Forty under 40 Luncheon
Mar10

2015 Top Forty under 40 Luncheon

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Susan Bell Joins McDowell Group
Mar10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Susan Bell Joins McDowell Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Further Information Contact Jim Calvin, McDowell Group Principal jim.calvin@mcdowellgroup.net (907) 586-6130 Susan Bell Joins McDowell Group (Juneau, AK February 23, 2015)   Susan Bell joined McDowell Group in February, following five years with the State of Alaska as commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. Bell previously worked with the Alaska-based research and consulting firm, managing a wide array of projects including community development and planning, market demand assessments, feasibility studies for public and private investments, and public opinion research. “We are very excited about Susan’s return to McDowell Group,” said Managing Principal Jim Calvin. “Her work as commissioner to market Alaska, develop renewable and traditional energy resources, and diversify our economy will clearly elevate our ability to serve Alaska and fulfill our own mission to enhance the economic, social, and cultural well-being of our clients.” As Commerce commissioner, Bell had extensive contact with community and business leaders. She served as State Co-Chair of the Denali Commission and as a board member for the Alaska Railroad Corporation, Alaska Energy Authority, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, and Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority. Originally from Nome, Susan currently resides in Juneau. She volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and three Labrador retrievers. McDowell Group is Alaska’s most experienced research and consulting firm, with offices in Anchorage and Juneau. Since 1972, the company has helped communities, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies respond to change and grow.   #####...

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