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State-backed ads for ANWR development?
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 views | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend | print
JUNEAU (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker is proposing state funding to support advertising campaigns that promote drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, is the lead sponsor of HB358, which has attracted seven Republican co-sponsors.

The bill calls for Alaska to fund at least half of out-of-state advertising campaigns promoting drilling in ANWR. The rest of the funding would come from a trade group, which the state commerce department would contract with to run the campaign.

Pruitt said the idea came from a trip that he and other legislators took to Washington, D.C., earlier this session and from previous state efforts to promote Alaska tourism and fishing industry through ad campaigns.
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