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What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...in about $450,000 per year; the rest of its budget comes from the city's hotel tax, marine passenger fee and general fund.Pfister said the convention center contributes between $2.5 million and $7 million in new money to the city by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/whats-going-centennial-hall
Local
My Turn: Stay optimistic, vote no on 1

...tax reform is an Alaska issue, not an oil company issue.The oil industry tax base pays for 90 percent of Alaska's general fund to operate the government. It's the source of revenue for our Permanent Fund, supports our civic groups and employs...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-07/my-turn-stay-optimistic-vote-no-1
Opinion
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...property tax and royalties for the Permanent Fund and General Fund," Pawlowski said.Pawlowski and other revenue officials...additions of 2 percent yearly were allowed for state general fund spending, the state's savings accounts, excluding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State
My Turn: In Alaska elections, your vote counts

...almost 30 percent of the nation's energy reserves. The reason is ACES.In a state where oil funds 90 percent of the General Fund, declining production is a threat we cannot afford. But to keep tax reform working for Alaska, Alaskans need to vote...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-05/my-turn-alaska-elections-your-vote-co
Opinion
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...1.68 billion was paid in royalties.Altogether, oil revenues pay about 90 percent of the state's unrestricted general fund revenues.Production tax is on net revenueThe state production tax is usually referred to as a tax on net revenue of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...collected $157 billion (in today's dollars) from oil since 1959, money that funds 90 percent of the state's general fund.Oil means we can spend more per resident - roughly double the U.S. average - yet keep the tax burden light on most...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-19/oil-critical-alaskas-economy
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska met the challenge of its unfunded pensions

...currently manage more than $51 billion in state funds, providing more than $200 million in investment earnings to the General Fund in FY 2014 through May, and more than $925 million to the Constitutional Budget Reserve. On top of that, the Permanent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-22/my-turn-alaska-met-challenge-its-unfu
Opinion
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...barrels a day through TAPS within 10 years. Yet, according to the Parnell Administration's 10-year forecast of general fund revenues, oil revenues are projected to go down significantly. This is because his own analysts know that even a huge...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-06/my-turn-vote-yes-restore-alaska-owner
Opinion
Letter: Why Alaskans hate Big Oil

...every year from the oil-funded Permanent Fund.We hate the tax they pay to fund 90 percent of the State of Alaska general fund.We hate the thousands of direct and indirect jobs they bring to us.We hate the millions they donate every year to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-31/letter-why-alaskans-hate-big-oil
Opinion
Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...state that depends on oil revenues for 92 percent of its general fund cannot lose 200,000 barrels of production each day...healthy Alaska. Not only does oil revenue fill our general fund - so you and I don't - it supports one-third of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-22/alaska-better-shape-thanks-oil-tax-re
Opinion

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