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Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...oil prices, our failed oil tax policy known as ACES has delivered us billion-dollar deficits. Alaska lost out on the oil boom because our tax policy rendered us uncompetitive.We have a new tax policy now that only rewards producers when they...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-22/alaska-better-shape-thanks-oil-tax-re
Opinion
Vote no on 1

...fallen almost 31 percent while production is up everywhere else in the nation. ACES caused Alaska to miss out on the oil boom brought about by high oil prices.That should concern every Alaskan interested in good jobs, a sound economy and a bright...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-28/vote-no-1
Opinion
Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...worries about toxic fumes prompted the evacuation of hundreds of residents from the small eastern North Dakota town.The oil boom in the Bakken has reduced the nation's reliance on imported oil and brought thousands of jobs to the region. But as...

http://juneauempire.com/james-macpherson/2014-01-03/warning-issued-about-oil-shi
Ex-Gov. Murkowski: Environmentalists hurt development in Alaska

...gas and timber on land it owns in the state, even as an oil boom occurs on private land in in the Lower 48."The so-called oil boom? It's all been on private land, nothing, zippo is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-09/ex-gov-murkowski-environmentalists-hurt
State
Jazz & Classics begins with Arlo Guthrie concert Friday

...political childhood experiences, including the loss of his mother and sister, and the ruin of his hometown due to the oil boom-bust of the 1920s. An NPR story composed in honor of his 100th birthday said that his influence on American music includes...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-02/arlo-guthrie-opens-jazz-classics
Art
Alaskan builds roundhouse in western ND oil patch

...country I've seen."His name and his precise human circumstances may be forgotten as details blur with the passage of years, but he'll always be the guy from Alaska who built a three-story roundhouse during that wild Bakken oil boom.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-10-14/alaskan-builds-roundhouse-western-nd-
Not For Web
ND passes Alaska to become nation's No. 2 oil producer

...Hicks said. "We need to get domestic production up so we can wean ourselves from foreign oil."North Dakota's oil boom also has pushed the state's population to record levels and its unemployment rate the lowest in the nation."This...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-05-16/nd-passes-alaska-become-nations-no-2-oi
State
Kelly, Gara in oil tax duel at Chamber event

...Gara said. The state is not going to get major new exploration by large companies, he said.Alaska can't stop an oil boom in another state, Gara said. North Dakota, Texas and Alberta Canada have a lot of oil. Where these states trump Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-04/kelly-gara-oil-tax-duel-chamber-event
Local
Warm bed: Cool idea

...basement of a church where they charged a few dollars to let backpackers sleep on the floor and in the 80s, during the oil boom, they got a grant from the state to buy this building, so the building is owned and run by the non-profit board pretty...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-01/warm-bed-cool-idea
Neighbors
Trains delivering oil to Washington refineries

TACOMA, Wash. - The oil boom in the Great Plains states is affecting refineries, ports and other businesses in Washington.Oil trains are delivering crude...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-27/trains-delivering-oil-washington-refine
State

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