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Don't bank on oil flowing

...elsewhere in the oil patch, do affect the state. With NPR-A, Gov. Frank Murkowski's budget experts have factored oil income into their long-term budget outlook. Is there something to be learned here? You bet. For all the talk by politicians...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060904/opi_oilflow.shtml
Opinion
State till bulges with oil income

Record-high oil prices will send hundreds of millions to state coffers, but lawmakers and budget analysts are warning against calling new revenues a surplus.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113004/sta_20041130002.shtml
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Oil income to keep state coffers full

...which said oil would average $28.30 per barrel. Oil income accounts for about 84 percent of revenue in the state's...about 74 percent by 2015. If the prediction is correct, oil income would contribute a $653 million surplus to state coffers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121004/sta_20041210002.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...capitol budgets was adopted as part of a constitutional amendment in the early 1980s, when the state was flush with new oil income. The formula governing public works spending was essentially ignored, a practice sanctioned in a 1983 legal opinion...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010301/Ope_Editorial.shtml
My turn: Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share measure is successful

...fresh start on dividing the revenue from Alaska's most valuable commodity. What has been the effect on the state's oil income? The Department of Revenue says that, since its inception, ACES brought in an additional $4 billion over PPT. With...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121009/opi_534186921.shtml
Constitution is clear on spending requirements

...capitol budgets was adopted as part of a constitutional amendment in the early 1980s, when the state was flush with new oil income. The formula governing public works spending was essentially ignored, a practice sanctioned in a 1983 legal opinion...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010301/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
Say no on Sept. 14

...vote (no), they launched into a sales pitch to convince her to give away a large segment of her share of Alaska's oil income. Remember, the fund was created in response to the state government's rapid disbursement of the lease funds (nearly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090599/Ope_elkintonltr.html
Opinion
Tax cut proposal reckless

...Yet this is exactly what Gov. Sean Parnell proposes to do with his oil company tax cuts. Cutting $2 billion from our oil income would immediately put our state in a budget emergency, drain our savings in five years and leave us in the same pathetic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030811/let_796207442.shtml
Opinion
Economics Nobel Prize winner influenced Alaska, resources

...a political entity - own the state's mineral wealth. That idea has carried forward into the distribution of state oil income as Permanent Fund dividend checks, the management of its fisheries and even the settlement of Native land claims, said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101409/sta_504603762.shtml
Just how big is that deficit?

...the Department of Revenue to test various budget-balancing plans. However, less of the earnings could be used if oil income rebounded. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022199/Loc_budget.html
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