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As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...revenue sharing program dates to 1969 when lawmakers, anticipating revenue from Prudhoe Bay, set up a program to share oil proceeds with municipalities.Though oil production was years away, the state netted more than $900 million from a Prudhoe...
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New constitutional proposal aimed at boosting savings

...the behest of then-Gov. Sarah Palin, added $1,200 to each Permanent Fund Dividend, both to share the state's oil proceeds with the public and defray the cost of the suddenly much higher gas and oil prices. Wielechowski said he didn't know...
Parnell rolls out 'leaner' budget proposal

...forecast. The forecast predicts a sharp drop in unrestricted general revenue, the vast majority of which comes from oil proceeds, from about $9.5 billion in FY12 to $7.57 billion in FY13 and $7 billion in FY14.Kerttula said she thinks the...
Attack on middle class

...ought to pay for it out of his own family's wealth; I'm sure they could afford it!): Why not have the Iraqi oil proceeds pay back loans from the World Bank or some other U.N. lender over the next 10 or 20 years? Furthermore, getting...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Governor says he'll keep on track with budget 8/18/98

...a state income tax, a new single-payer health care system and questions if the state is getting its fair share of oil proceeds. He said he favors cuts in new road projects, saying the state cannot afford to maintain what it has now. Don Wright...


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