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My Turn: Alaskan grown plan can save PFD and not raise taxes

...plan is to do away with the PFD and replace it with a oil royalty check that would pay half the amount and likely decline...have not adopted his plan. Currently, a minimum ¼ of oil royalties flow into the permanent fund, the other ¾ and all the...
Oil collapse tests US colleges as donors dry up

...the bite at Texas' Angelo State University, where one in three receive scholarship money from a foundation fed by oil royalties that have dropped by half. "It has slowed the growth of the endowment considerably," said foundation President...
Gov. Walker rolls out proposal to turn Permanent Fund into state's money factory

...the dividend is calculated, and we're going from one that is based on stock market returns to one that is based on oil royalty returns," Richards said.He said Alaskans could expect dividends to be about $1,000 per year under that scenario...
My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...point is that production taxes are just one revenue stream that Alaska gets. The state also takes about $1 billion in oil royalty and another $275 million in income and property taxes. The governor is steering the conversation in the wrong direction...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...per day average.State agencies monitor oil production closely because about 90 percent of state revenue comes from oil royalties and taxes. The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, an independent state regulatory agency, supervises and...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...result of oil revenue. Oil prices ran above $100 per barrel for some time; they are well below that today, meaning oil royalties paid to the state aren't covering the state's expenses.The state has huge financial issues to address this upcoming...
Note to lawmakers: You're not done yet

...short space of a special session. This means that they've blown it with introducing an income tax and increasing oil royalties this year. But they can still deal with the permanent fund and they should. Lawmakers need to push forward the proposal...
End is near for session

...sub-account of the Alaska Permanent Fund. Instead, legislators agreed to use only $30 million per year from earnings from oil royalty settlements in the Amerada Hess account, which is managed by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Democrats called this...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...natural gas. The $60 a barrel price could increase or decrease. If it decreases, Alaskans won't receive as much in oil royalties, but we would enjoy relief at the service station gas pumps and in our home-heating bills. If it increases, the...
Oil price boosts surplus

...71 million more than predicted in April. State government will collect 81 percent of its general revenue from oil royalties and taxes this year. But the oil-dependent revenue scheme that made the state rich in the high-price, high-production...


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