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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...You ask anyone on the street, including here in Long Beach, they're excited that they're paying less at the gas pump," said Mayor Robert Garcia. "But we do rely on oil particularly for these capital projects."But in the West Allis-West...
My Turn: Real leaders aren't scared to talk taxes

...they didn't even consider our annual Permanent Fund Dividend or the fact that we pay the lowest motor fuel tax at the gas pump. On the other side of the equation, the Tax Policy Center reports that the state spends more than double the national...
Anchorage police: flames when pickup hits gas pump

...police say a pickup truck knocked over a service station gas pump, igniting a fire that shot flames 10 feet into the air...injured Friday evening. Another customer says that after the gas pump was hit, it crashed into a minivan on the other side of...
Regional News
Letter: Fiscal certainty works both ways

...fiscal certainty" in order to stay in Alaska. The day any of us are promised fiscal certainty for heating oil or at the gas pump is the day we talk about fiscal certainty at the oil well.The multimillion-dollar ad campaign against Ballot Measure...
Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...dedicated to roads.The main source of revenue for the Trust Fund is the 18.4 cents per-gallon tax we pay at the gas pump. But a little more research into this reveals again just how much Alaskans prefer to spend other people's money. At...
Electric cars on the rise, city gets grant to support more

...of the two types of fully electric vehicles driven in Juneau, the other being the Chevrolet Volt. These cars skip the gas pump entirely, a major selling point for Barker, who was spending $450 per month filling up his two cars before he got the...
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...jury might find the oil companies owe Alaska a few billion dollars.BP controls Alaskan crude from the well head to the gas pump. They take Alaska's oil for the cost of production and transportation, plus local, state and federal taxes. BP's...
No break this spring at the gas pump

With gas prices above $4 in some states, Americans are canceling spring break plans and rethinking summer vacation, and some tourist destinations are offering gas vouchers of as much as $50 to talk people out of giving up and staying home. At Mount Rushmore, only about 37,000 people decided in March that seeing the four granite-etched presidential sculptures was worth the trip, down from about 43,000 a year before.
Police and Fire

...Duval, 26, on Glacier Highway for drunken driving after police officers responded to a report of a vehicle striking a gas pump. Duval was additionally charged with refusal to take a breath test and interfering with an officer. He was transported...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...quickly to deliver savings at the gas pump. At a White House news conference...quickly to deliver savings at the gas pump. Clinton asks U.S. oil companies...quickly to deliver savings at the gas pump. Home>Archives> Clinton asks U...


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