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Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure

...will decide whether to repeal the system.Palin said she will vote to repeal. She said lawmakers "caved" to Big Oil interests in passing the current tax structure in 2013 and she considers the system put in place in 2007 when she was governor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/palin-urges-repeal-alaskas-oil-tax-stru
State
Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure

...will decide whether to repeal the system.Palin said she will vote to repeal. She said lawmakers "caved" to Big Oil interests in passing the current tax structure in 2013 and she considers the system put in place in 2007 when she was governor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/palin-urges-repeal-alaskas-oil-tax-stru
State
Parnell denies suggestion big oil influenced bill

...Sean Parnell on Thursday denied any suggestion that oil interests had undue influence over the crafting of his bill to...his knowledge, the legislation wasn't shared with oil interests in advance of its public release. His comments followed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031811/sta_801401914.shtml
News
Letter: Alaska doesn't own oil companies

...the State address, before he and the legislature dismantled ACES shamelessly, with some legislators who worked for oil interests refusing to recuse themselves from voting. They had to ram Parnell's alternative through before the new oil fields...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-26/letter-alaska-doesnt-own-oil-companie
Letters
National security interests tied to oil

...military budget goes toward protecting our Middle East oil interests, those costs would add $54 to the $60 per barrel...oil, which would equal our costs for protecting those oil interests. Use the revenue to fund investments in increased efficiency...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122305/let_20051223002.shtml
Opinion
Oil executives talk of Stevens' support in video

...against former Alaska House Speaker Pete Kott, who is accused of taking gifts and favors in exchange for supporting oil interests. In the grainy video, VECO Corp. executives Bill Allen and Rick Smith can be heard talking about how to ensure passage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091207/sta_20070912009.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Senate must pass Disclose Act

...lot better chance of persuading voters to elect a climate-change denier if they don't know the group is funded by oil interests. The House has passed a version of the Disclose Act, which would help solve this problem by requiring corporate and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100710/opi_717053090.shtml
Opinion
It's time to get tough with our reps

...as they spend close to $1 million in political donations to key politicians, who give far better representation to oil interests than to the constituents who put them in office. According to Alaska Public Offices Commission reports, the most...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051406/let_20060514014.shtml
Opinion
With no plan for peace, it's time to get our troops out of Iraq

...to fighting an enemy with ties to al-Qaida, to focusing on what may have been the goal all along - protecting our oil interests, which is supported by speeches made by the president on behalf of Republican candidates in 2006. Congress is dealing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071907/let_20070719017.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Cutting off the wrong feet

...of conservation, energy efficiency and alternative energies, yet we complain about being held hostage to foreign oil interests and even assert that we are somehow "forced" to import oil from Saddam Hussein's Iraq. (We don't like to mention...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111101/opE_myturn.shtml
Opinion

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