Alaska's median income drops below 1989 levels

...the YWCA Alaska. "We have really male-dominated careers in terms of the ones that pay more. When you look at the oil industry, mining, fishing, more traditionally male kind of work, women have that hurdle to get into these higher-paying...
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...held the hopes of Alaska, which has seen oil production and revenues decline sharply in recent years, and the U.S. oil industry, which looked to Alaska's offshore Arctic as the next source of oil big enough to keep the country among the top...
Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour

...California's economy and working-class residents.An oil industry-funded group, the California Driver's Alliance...the mandate to cut gasoline use by 50 percent. The oil industry views it as a direct attack on its business, and it...
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Searching for a light: The case for economic optimism as Alaska enters recession

...12,000 or so oilfield and support workers.The state has about 410,000 jobs of all types, but so great is the oil industry's impact that Institute of Social and Economic Research economist Scott Goldsmith said in 2012 that 31 percent of...
Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit

...massive state, a land about a fifth the size of the whole continental United States, with huge investments in the oil industry and other economic development, mostly a result of extracting natural resources.Alaska depends on this development...
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation pay for heat that they should pay, but that the oil industry should be left with a sweetheart deal on the oil that...won't pay money that in effect subsidizes a major oil industry short-payment to Alaskans for our oil.Want a few...
Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...strongly supported by elected officials in Alaska, where upward of 90 percent of state government is funded by the oil industry. They hope to see undersea and overland pipelines from offshore wells to move oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline...
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

...spending enormous sums of money in those campaigns to mislead the public This isn't really new. For 20 years the oil industry resisted removing lead from gasoline even though it was known to put the intellectual development of children at risk...
My Turn: Reflections on Governor Walker's Conversations with Alaskans

...citizens to tax themselves, and spend some of our children's investment income, "What help can we expect from the oil industry?" The only response was from a British Petroleum representative who said "We dealt with that last year." I disagreed. Everything...
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance to make a public statement against fossil fuel dependence and global...


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