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My Turn: It's a matter of trust; vote 'yes'

...of Alaska's oil to increase the State of Alaska's oil revenues and better secure Alaska's economic future. Both...companies get a greater share of the profits of Alaskans' oil revenue by decreasing the amount of taxes they pay the State...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/its-matter-trust-vote-yes
Opinion
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...maximizing production from Prudhoe Bay" so as to "focus on value over volume in the future".Alaska reducing its share of oil revenue to produce legacy oil faster at the expense of exploration is nonsensical. That is why I believe Gov. Palin's characterization...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/gov-parnell-should-seek-long-term-oil
Opinion
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...retained, or if it were repealed, what are the likely effects on state revenues? It's an important question because oil revenues pay for about 90 percent of Alaska's budget.Comparison by quantity and costEstimates prepared in April by the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State
On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...hammered on, though it be a small hammer, for about 15 years is that we're not getting our fair share (of Alaska's oil revenue), and that's soaked into a lot of minds," Metcalfe said. "So they're up against a hard wall to bring that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/ballot-measure-1-how-much-does-money-re
State | SB21
Vote 'No' to support a strong tax structure

...directly or indirectly support the North Slope oil industry. If we hope to have a chance at changing the decline of oil revenue in our state we need to apply a common sense strategy with SB21. If we think we can tax our way to growth there will...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-no-support-strong-tax-structure
Letters
The history of oil wealth

...oil boom of the 1970s.The state of Alaska collects oil revenue in several ways, including through royalties, property...unsustainable, since Alaska relied - and still does - on oil revenue to cover its general budget.In 2005, the Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
17 billionth barrel flows down Alaska pipeline

...the line, in October 2009.The 800-mile pipeline is the economic lifeblood of the state, which relies heavily on oil revenues to run. The pipeline runs from the prodigious North Slope to Valdez, from where tankers are shipped.Alyeska says...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/17-billionth-barrel-flows-down-alaska-p
State
17 billionth barrel flows down Alaska pipeline

...the line, in October 2009.The 800-mile pipeline is the economic lifeblood of the state, which relies heavily on oil revenues to run. The pipeline runs from the prodigious North Slope to Valdez, from where tankers are shipped.Alyeska says...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/17-billionth-barrel-flows-down-alaska-p
State
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...income tax and $97 million from the state property tax. Another $1.68 billion was paid in royalties.Altogether, oil revenues pay about 90 percent of the state's unrestricted general fund revenues.Production tax is on net revenueThe state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
My Turn: Why vote yes to repeal SB21?

...Goldsmith from ISER (funded by Northrim Bank) suggested that critics said SB 21 caused the $2.1 billion drop in 2014 oil revenue. Is that the best Northrim and Goldsmith could do for $100,000? We don't contend any such thing - that drop was...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-11/my-turn-0
Opinion

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