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Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...accelerated permitting process for the liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing.Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to pay for state government, but it is facing large budget deficits amid low oil prices. Walker earlier this year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/resource-development-expected-topic-dur
State
Governor plans to call for company buyout in natural gasline project

...mega-project, which Walker called the state's "strongest get-well option fiscally." Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to pay for state government and is facing large deficits amid low oil prices. It is using savings to help balance its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/governor-plans-call-company-buyout-natu
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Don't be snookered, ther'es no 'free ride'

...without redefining entitlements. We also cannot hope to impose enough taxes to avoid the reforms that will happen as oil revenues decline. Don't let fear cause you to accept taxes and cuts that will ultimately make things worse. Don't be snookered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-20/my-turn-dont-be-snookered-theres-no-f
Opinion
Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

...Iraq's national budget, of which oil revenue makes nearly 95 percent.As of July, Iraq's oil revenues stood at $31.5 billion, according...Despite hundreds of billions in oil revenues and international aid since the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/iraqs-economy-hurt-war-low-oil-prices
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Permanent Fund ends fiscal year with $52.8B

...take to managing assets helped us to successfully navigate this more difficult market environment."The fund, which had been set up as a nest egg for the state using some of Alaska's oil revenue, has a broad portfolio of investments.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/permanent-fund-ends-fiscal-year-528b
State
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...finances and large budget deficits due to a sharp drop in oil revenues."For the state, the financing issues with this are...Alaska's Permanent Fund is a state savings fund of oil revenues, and now exceeds $55 billion in value. Tapping the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-16/walker-wants-51-percent-stake-lng
State
Alaska Editorial: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, nation

...to focus on ending the oil export ban in separate legislation and didn't include Alaska priorities such as offshore oil revenue sharing or drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.That's wise. The U.S. is in dire need of the improvements...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-07/alaska-editorial-sen-murkowskis-bipar
Opinion
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...in hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds, which is cash flow that Alaska very much needs right now. Our oil revenue is in a major slump, and we don't have a viable alternate source at this time although we've talked about needing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/my-turn-medicaid-expansion-good-thing
Opinion
Obama on Iran deal: Only way to avert an arms race

...weapon. In exchange, Iran will see biting economic sanctions eventually lifted, freeing up billions of dollars in oil revenue and frozen assets.Obama, taking questions from reporters in the East Room, said that in the absence of a deal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-16/obama-iran-deal-only-way-avert-arms-r
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Iran accord: 'New chapter' or a 'historic mistake'?

...Tehran's nuclear efforts short of building a bomb. The agreement could give Iran access to billions in frozen assets and oil revenue, stave off more U.S. military action in the Middle East and reshape the tumultuous region.The deal sets in motion...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/iran-accord-new-chapter-or-historic-m
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