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My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...abolished our statewide income tax, and went on the oil revenue train for 90 percent of our operating and capital spending...goal: Prudhoe Bay will not last forever. Someday the oil revenues will run out and when that happens, it would be great...
Oil collapse tests US colleges as donors dry up

...Louisiana lawmakers were forced to cut $3.8 million from public colleges.The mood is darkest of all in Alaska, where oil revenues pay for 90 percent of state spending. Schools already under a blanket hiring freeze are expecting a third year of budget...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...developed a state government that is largely funded by oil revenues from state and federal lands. Traditionally, 1975 in order for Alaska to receive much-needed oil revenue prior to construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...portions of the non-renewable oil revenue set to flow into Alaska's public...setting aside a portion of the oil revenue bonanza is reflected in the significant...exist.Saving a huge hunk of the oil revenues, as conceived by Malone and other...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...Alaskans, though, the issue comes down to dollars and cents. Both the state government and its residents rely deeply on oil revenues to stay afloat, and falling oil prices have already created a serious budget deficit.Brian Deese, Obama's senior...
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...
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...
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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...
My Turn: Moving toward a true owner state

...the Permanent Fund and make them available for dividends. While these revenues may now be very small in comparison to oil revenues, and some may not be as volatile as oil, if we truly want to be an "owner state" why not apply these same principles...
Gov. Walker rolls out proposal to turn Permanent Fund into state's money factory

...budget plan that redirects almost all of the state's oil revenue to the Permanent Fund, in effect turning it into to decouple spending from volatile and uncertain oil revenues, which is the country's increasingly dominant source...


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