Failure to resolve bill on gas pipeline angers some in the GOP-led majority.
Message Posted: May 1, 2012 4:05:10 PM
By LISA DEMER
Anchorage Daily News
Published: April 30th, 2012 11:14 PM
Last Modified: May 1st, 2012 08:05 AM
JUNEAU -- The special session called by Gov. Sean Parnell to lower oil taxes and develop a natural gas pipeline was rocky throughout and fizzled to an end Monday evening with no legislation passed on either topic.
The state House said it saw no hope of moving the only item still on the agenda, a gas pipeline project pushed by House Speaker Mike Chenault, and adjourned at 5:26 p.m. on the session's 13th day.
The Senate had declared it over on Thursday after the governor yanked his troubled oil-tax proposal from the agenda and Senate leaders said they saw little support in their chamber for the
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