The elections have ended and it is now time to shift from campaigning to governing. An impatient electorate will have big expectations from lawmakers to jump-start our sluggish economy and start creating jobs—fast. So how can they meet the challenge? In Alaska that path is to better tap into its robust supply of oil and gas.
Other energy-producing states including Texas, Oklahoma, Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota and Nebraska are seeing impressive income and job growth gains mostly attributed to the growing demands for their rich commodities, including oil and gas.