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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
Southeast legislators explain their oil tax votes

...Kerttula of the House's approval of the bill. "I mean, the Legislature was basically giving control of our oil and gas revenues for the future without one piece of commitment, one shred of a commitment to this state. (It) is a horrifying...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-14/southeast-legislators-explain-their-oil
State
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
News
Hearings examine issues surrounding gas pipeline

...decisions and on local hire issues, he said. However, others believe state government already is too dependent on oil and gas revenue and should focus elsewhere for economic development, he said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081501/sta_pipeline.shtml
News
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
This year's dividend check drops to $920

...annual meeting of the Permanent Fund Corp., which manages the investment fund that was created from the state's oil and gas revenues. The fund was valued at $27.4 billion at the end of the 2004 fiscal year. Dividends are calculated based on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092104/sta_dividend.shtml
News
This Day in History

...announced plans to open the continental shelf in the Gulf of Alaska to oil and gas exploration. (He suggested that oil and gas revenues could provide a solution to the Alaska Native Land Claim problem.) In 1977, Doyon Ltd. and Louisiana Land...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112104/sta_20041121014.shtml
News
This Day in History

...announced plans to open the continental shelf in the Gulf of Alaska to oil and gas exploration. (He suggested that oil and gas revenues could provide a solution to the Alaska Native Land Claim problem.) In 1977, Doyon Ltd. and Louisiana Land...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112106/sta_20061121008.shtml
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