Alaska state stalemate continues over energy relief bill

From the Fairbanks Daily News Miner  August 7th, 2008

JUNEAU — With one day left in this special session, lawmakers are still without an agreement on an energy assistance bill.

The Senate likes its two-year, $1.3 billion package that includes a $500 payout for most Alaska residents and assistance with heating and utility bills. It passed the upper chamber on Monday night.

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