Energy legislation among major accomplishments this legislative session 

By Tim Bradner at the Alaska Journal of Commerce: Legislators brought a productive 2010 session to an orderly close a few minutes past midnight April 18. The adjournment was without the fireworks and blowups of past legislative closeouts, all the more remarkable given the tight 90-day session. Calm and collegial manners of House Speaker Mike Chenault, Senate President Gary Stevens and Gov. Sean Parnell are given credit for the smooth ending. Major accomplishments of the session included energy and campaign-reform legislation. Sens. Lesil McGuire and Bill Wielechowski steered a major energy omnibus bill, Senate Bill 220, through to passage, combining several initiatives in energy conservation and new technologies. The House pushed through a state energy policy bill in House Bill 306, primarily the work of Reps. Charisse Millet, R-Anchorage, Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham and others in the House. Read more

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