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My Turn: The view from the Democratic side of the House

...billion of that. Importantly, we propose the extra money would be "paid for" by: (1) Postponing portions of oil and gas tax credits; (2) Reappropriating U-MED Road monies; (3) Slowing or defunding megaprojects; (4) Not occupying the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-06/my-turn-view-democratic-side-house
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/draft-proposes-gas-tax-rate-subsidiary-
State | AK legislature
Think hard about a gas tax increase

...not only holding on to the current gas tax rate, but increasing it, a few things...painted about how a double-digit gas tax increase would have nothing but wonderful...construction projects to be funded by, the gas tax! What happened? Gas tax revenues...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021611/let_786169163.shtml
Opinion
Raise the gas tax

...titled "Congressional delegation rips Parnell's gas tax suspension," concerning the gas tax proposal: Most states motor fuel tax (gas tax) is applied to the States Transportation Budget...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/let_783429338.shtml
Opinion
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

The Alaska Senate has approved a new tax on refined fuel to pay for a spill prevention and response program run by the Alaska Division of Environmental Conservation.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/legislature-passes-gas-tax-increase-fun
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Economic freedom: A magic pill we shouldn't swallow

...Obamacare and the federal estate tax, complaints about the Export-Import Bank, opposition to increasing the national gas tax and support for Republican efforts to balance the federal government's budget. They do have posts related to Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-27/my-turn-economic-freedom-magic-pill-w
Opinion
Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...have to cut $1 billion from programs like Medicaid, education, debt service, retirement system payments and oil and gas tax credits - plus eliminate agencies and non-formula programs, Teal's division wrote in a report earlier this year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/finance-director-paints-sobering-budget
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...D-Delaware, who attempted to increase the gas tax increase in 2010, said he was glad...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/senators-propose-12-cent-gas-tax-increa
State
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...lawmakers to examine their approach to creating incentives for oil and gas development from Cook Inlet.The issue of oil and gas tax credits received renewed attention earlier this month, when Gov. Bill Walker wrote an opinion piece that said Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-30/consultants-suggest-possibly-revisiting
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...for a while to see if it does what it's supposed to do. I don't think there's any appetite to take on an oil and gas tax law in the near future."Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he was happy to hear the commissioner's response...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/walker-administration-wont-revisit-sb21
State | AK legislature

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