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Inaction prompts new session talk

Some House Democrats are accusing oil industry allies in the Alaska Legislature of trying to delay action on an oil tax increase until the 30-day special session ends Friday. Sound...
Oil tax debate gets some specifics

...together and reached agreement on how much various tax plans would cost the state. While Gov. Sean Parnell and his oil industry allies remain widely separated from legislators on tax cuts of $2 billion or more, they were able to put numbers on each...
TransCanada and Allies defend gasline pipe effort but AGIA faces powerful opposition

...process went on over the oil company objections, BP and ConocoPhillips began their own pipeline called "Denali." Oil industry allies in the Legislature fought the adoption of AGIA, but Palin won its approval with some Republican and solid Democratic...
North Slope employment inquiry hears calls for Alaska hires

...frustration in Fairbanks runs deep," he said.A few voices spoke up for the out-of-state workers, however, and oil industry allies tried to refocus the discussion on tax reductions."In 1976 my father was a non-resident worker," said Joseph...
Oil future stable, state official says Galvin said the act helps make the state a partner with the industry. Several state legislators and other oil industry allies have urged the state to significantly reduce oil taxes to spur more development, but Galvin said the state is not...


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