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Former senator cautions Alaskan legislators to stay away from short-term financial solutions as the price of oil continues to decline.
Lower crude prices are helping lift much of the U.S. economy, but oil-producing regions are getting clobbered.
Some states dependent on energy revenues are facing strained budgets due to low oil prices, according to an S&P report.
The move has been politically unpopular, with critics questioning whether it hurts Alaska's competitiveness for business.
Oil revenues in Alaska have been greatly reduced, and the governor is proposing its first income tax in 35 years, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
The crash in crude prices has blown open a big hole in the budgets of big oil-producing states.
Since oil prices declined to nearly seven-year lows, we take a look at how this drop will affect what consumers pay at the pump.
There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.
As marijuana legalization heats up across the country, here's why the environment must be included in the debate, says Jennifer Carah.
As states move to legalize marijuana use, banks are caught in the middle. Here's what the Fed needs to about it, says Aaron Klein.
Senator Bernie Sanders filed a bill to end federal criminalization of marijuana, aiming to allow states make their own decisions without the federal government.
Alaska Airlines is experimenting with larger overhead carry-on bins to help smooth out the boarding process.
Even with low U.S. crude prices, one energy company is betting big on an oil project that would transform energy infrastructure on the West Coast.
Royal Dutch Shell abandoned an Arctic drilling campaign off the coast of Alaska and is preparing to take billions of dollars in writedowns.
The race to claim stakes in the melting Arctic is heating up. That’s because a quarter of the world’s energy reserves are at play.
Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said.
The slowdown in China's economy will have a wide impact on U.S. regions, with West Coast states more heavily reliant on Chinese exports.
President Barack Obama on Monday issued a global call for urgent action to address climate change, saying the U.S. would rally the world to counter it. The NYT reports.