Anchorage session would be hidden from public view

Posted: Sunday, July 29, 2007

I am very concerned about the special session on oil taxes planned for this fall.

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Gov. Sarah Palin has repeatedly stated the importance of transparency in her administration. Transparency on this subject is especially important in light of recent federal investigations into bribery and corruption. How can this special session be held in Anchorage and maintain transparency?

Statewide television coverage will likely not be available because of its location, so these very important negotiations will go on out of sight of most Alaskans. That is very disturbing to me. Is anyone else getting a sinking feeling?

Linda J. Snow


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