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Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...criminal laws and otherwise playing a role in how legalization is implemented. Hearings this week start on Monday. Oil and gas tax creditsThe Senate and House Finance committees are set to get separate updates on the credit issue Tuesday. Walker, in...
State | AK legislature
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...MAPA is working to increase oil production, the new structure's primary goal, said Dan Dickinson, a private oil and gas tax consultant and former tax director for DOR."I don't think it is correct to point to the flattening out in one year...
Local | SB21
My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska in urban areas will pay at least $1.20 more per gallon. The national tax would be applied on top of existing gas taxes. The national sales tax would apply to new car purchases as well. Let's say you're considering buying a new, relatively...
Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT solution - seems pretty simple, we'll be on this right as we get back," Begich said, adding that the current gas tax is not enough.A tracking feature on the U.S. DOT website indicates the Trust Fund is expected to zero out within the...
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...that would be brought back to the Legislature for approval, as early as next year.The Senate Finance version sets a gas-tax rate at 13 percent of the gross value at the point of production beginning in 2022. The tax rate, together with royalty...
State | AK legislature
Draft proposes gas tax rate, subsidiary change

...JUNEAU - A draft version of the bill aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska would raise the gas tax rate over what Gov. Sean Parnell proposed and change the role of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC.A copy...
State | AK legislature
Rodell: Risks high in pursuing LNG alone

...The state is mulling an equity stake of 20 percent to 25 percent, which would be determined by its royalty share and the gas tax rate, which would be set in the bill.The bill speaks to terms already agreed upon by state officials and TransCanada...
State | AK legislature
Legislature ponders buying one quarter of gas pipeline

...this week.If approved, the legislation will advance the project into engineering and design phases.Aside from the gas tax rate, the revised bill includes other significant changes from the original SB138.The new language removes the notion...
State | AK legislature
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...18.4 cents-a-gallon federal gas tax and 24.4 cents-a-gallon diesel...plan. That would move debate on a gas tax increase or some other revenue-raising...elections in November.Revenue from gas taxes and other transportation user fees...
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...for reading what she had to say. The topic was oil and gas taxes in Alaska. As you may recall, Palin, riding a wave of...clean-up, came in to office to overhaul Alaska's oil and gas tax structure. Amidst the suspicious cloud of FBI investigations...


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