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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Juneau businesses, residents feel pinch at pump

...40-gallon gas tanks, which are now costing about an extra $40 a week per vehicle. "If you're paying for it at the gas pumps our customers are going to be feeling it too if we want to stay in business," Dusenberry said. He said gas has led...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...If it decreases, Alaskans won't receive as much in oil royalties, but we would enjoy relief at the service station gas pumps and in our home-heating bills. If it increases, the state would receive even greater royalties and the communities...
Roundabout moves traffic - and opinions

...I do think we will have some big problems when they begin to expand the size of the Breeze-In there, by putting the gas pumps in and increasing traffic," he said. Mike Miller lives five houses down from the Douglas Breeze-In, toward Douglas...
Convenience stores ready to expand for improvements. It would also allow owners to add gas pumps to their stores. The ordinance affects the Douglas Breeze-In...the amenities plan is a good one, but he is opposed to gas pumps in residential areas. Beanes' original draft of the...


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