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My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...our savings.Some say changing tax credits to small explorers is the full answer. They're wrong. We need an oil production tax that earns Alaskans enough - a fair share - that we both get fair revenue to help fund public safety, education...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-19/my-turn-open-discussion-needed-oil-ta
Opinion
My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...costs.As Alaskans were struggling with unexpectedly high energy bills, high oil prices combined with the ACES oil production tax generated record revenues for the state. Six months later, the price had fallen to $40 per barrel before climbing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-smaller-pfd-check-nudge-right
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...veto until a larger conversation can happen.Last year Alaska paid out more in tax credits than it collected in oil production taxes from producers. Until Walker pulled out his veto pen, Alaska was anticipating to spend $400 million more this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-05/empire-editorial-walkers-tax-credit-c
Opinion
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...still riding with the momentum from a surge of new activity following the Legislature's approval of a revamped oil production tax in 2013.Work continuing this winter includes the $4 billion Point Thomson gas and condensate project east of Prudhoe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/slope-construction-season-still-strong-
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...and their neighbors fought for statehood so Alaskans could control our resources. I think we can all agree that an oil production tax that nets negative returns to the state does not meet Alaska's constitutional mandate to develop our resources...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-08/my-turn-hard-truth-about-our-oil-reve
Opinion
State faces $3.5B deficit amid lower oil prices

...1.2 billion the following year.One of the biggest political debates in recent years was over the state's oil production tax. The tax was overhauled in 2013, a change that critics said amounted to a giveaway to oil companies.But Burnett...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-11/state-faces-35b-deficit-amid-lower-oil-
State
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...an "owner-state," not giving in to the whims of industry.Industry groups that supported the rollback of oil production taxes championed by Parnell and his efforts to advance a liquefied natural gas project are anxious to see how the incoming...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/walkers-opening-choices-are-hard-ones
State
Juneau shouts 'Yes' as Alaska screams 'No'

...tallying votes cast in Tuesday's statewide primary. Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed the state's oil production tax reform, appears to be bound for failure.With all 441 precincts reporting results, "No" was outpacing "Yes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/juneau-shouts-yes-alaska-screams-no
State | Local
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...operated by ConocoPhillips and North Star field operated by BP began producing.Passage of a change in the state's oil production tax in 2013, in Senate Bill 21, is being credited for increased activity on the Slope, but a leading critic of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/big-oil-almost-erases-decline-fy-2014
State
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...Measure 1, voters should be very careful about believing everything they read. A "yes" vote will reverse the new oil production tax of Senate Bill 21 and put the Sarah Palin-era ACES back in place. A "no" vote will retain SB21. Proponents...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-08/my-turn-be-careful-what-you-vote
Opinion

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