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Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

A measure to give Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off its coast is advancing in...would give Alaska 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue between 2016 and 2026. Half of that - 7.5 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...R-Alaska, is trying once again to get Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off its coast.Last week, she...Alaska would receive 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue between 2016 and 2026. Half of that - 7.5 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...coming months, something's got to give. There just isn't enough money in the state to make up for the drop in oil and gas revenue.With that in mind, we encourage peninsula residents to take public officials up on their invitations to provide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/alaska-editorial-time-alaskans-engage
Opinion
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...state should treat tribes as sovereign and work more closely with them. HJR4The federal government should share oil and gas revenue from drilling on the outer continental shelf (beyond 3 miles from shore) with nearby states. HJR5The Academy of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...revenue stream and as the PUF value grew the bond cap limit was raised to 30 percent of the PUF corpus in 1984.Oil and gas revenue grew. In that same year voters approved another constitutional amendment creating a separate higher education account...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-its-time-alaska-higher-educat
Opinion
Revenue forecast met with mixed reactions

...nearly 90 percent of the state's unrestricted revenue.The forecast calls for a nearly $2 billion decrease in oil and gas revenue over the next year with the decline slowing in the years following.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05
State | Local
BP shutdown a wake up call for state

The shutdown of the BP side of Prudhoe Bay should be a wake up call to all Alaskans. What would we do without oil and gas revenue to our government, economy, and citizens? I know it isn't spread evenly across every community in the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082206/let_20060822005.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Head tax proponents misguided

...their money elsewhere. Alaska has financial problems because our wealth-producing industries are in decline. Oil and gas revenue is down. Commercial fishing is being squeezed by fish farms and declining stocks. Loggers and miners are an endangered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082903/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Doyon may still develop oil in Yukon Flats refuge

...000 acres owned by Doyon within refuge boundaries. Fish and Wildlife also would have had the right to some Doyon oil and gas revenue. The price of oil has risen since negotiations began more than five years ago, making it potentially more profitable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072109/sta_466811640.shtml
Senate rejects income tax

...taxes, and he also continued his regular attacks on the North Slope Borough, which he contends siphons off too much oil and gas revenue at state expense. Republicans also complained about the regressive nature of the income tax, which would apply...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051602/sta_legincometax.shtml
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