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Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

...economic prospects. Many renewable energy projects in our state were made possible with state revenues derived from oil production," she wrote.Sullivan offered a similar comment. By email, Sullivan spokesman Mike Anderson said "the senator...
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My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...economic prospects. Many renewable energy projects in our state were made possible with state revenues derived from oil production. Our Permanent Fund gave the world a model of how to transform non-renewable wealth into a renewable resource...
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...emptying 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...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...would have been one thing to see state revenue dwindle over the course of a few years, with a gradual decline in oil production here and a small drop in prices there.But the current crisis, while it didn't crop up overnight, certainly developed...
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...item 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...
Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...Walker's decision on the smaller companies that the state has been trying to attract in an effort to stem the decline in oil production. She said she looks forward to discussions on the credit issue and Alaska's fiscal future.Revenue Commissioner...
My Turn: Alaskans are ready for budget solutions

...of it. The model allowed us to wipe out oil tax credits but did not account for the loss of investment dollars and oil production that would result. Similarly, adding a personal income tax would reduce Alaskans' ability to spend money in the economy...
Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

...fully shut off since its airport remained open. BP, among the major North Slope operators, was not affected in its oil production, according to spokeswoman Dawn Patience.Gov. Bill Walker twice issued disaster declarations in response to the...
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...
Northrim: Oil tax credits will pay off well," he said."Mega-wells" like Point Thompson are 30-year investments, he added.Predictions for oil production over the next couple years are expected to be about 550,000 barrels, Edwards said, with price as a driver. It's...


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