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Legislature begins session; expected to focus on budget

...overreact.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the oil tax system is out of balance, but he's not planning an oil tax bill this session. "I guess it's a political balancing act of when and if the administration wants to deal with it...
Referendum on the Oil Tax Bill

Petitions are circulating in Juneau and throughout Alaska to hold a referendum on the oil tax bill recently passed by the legislature. I urge you to sign. A referendum will allow the voters to reject Senate Bill 21. This bill...
House Resources unveils a version of oil tax bill

JUNEAU - The House Resources Committee has released a version of the oil tax bill that co-chair Eric Feige believes is fair to Alaskans and to the oil companies.The proposal, like the version that passed...
State senators delay vote on oil tax bill

...The Alaska Senate version of an oil tax bill did not come up for a floor vote...session if the Senate passed an oil tax bill by Sunday to ensure the House has...that it's not critical to pass an oil tax bill just to pass one.If changes are...
Lawmakers take up oil tax bill

...important issues at But the governor could have a new oil-tax bill before the full Legislature on Monday. Thirteen members...session last week, the Senate voted against taking up the oil-tax bill a second time. That came after state senators rejected...
Controversial oil tax bill ends year stalled in Egan's committee

...adequately answered, Egan said.Senate President Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said he supports Egan's holding action on he oil tax bill until he gets more information."I don't think he's satisfied with the answers he's received," Stevens said...
Oil tax bill would have immediate fiscal impact

...long advocated for a simpler system. He said expects an oil tax bill, of some kind, to pass this year. The charge for legislators...including Alaskans and companies.___The governor's oil tax bill is SB21 on the Senate side and HB72 on the House side...
Senate passes oil tax bill aimed at production hike gas pipeline bill.Parnell said earlier this week that he would call a special session if the Senate passed an oil tax bill in the Legislature's last days to give the House time to vet the legislation. The bill passed by the Senate Saturday...
Parnell pulls oil tax bill from special session

...the governor had to cave and I think that shows just how weak his ideas were," she said.The Senate had passed an oil tax bill reducing taxes for new fields, but Parnell wants taxes reduced on the giant Prudhoe Bay Field as well.When the House...
Sen. committee advances oil tax bill, special session all but certain

...the issue.Gov. Sean Parnell said earlier in the day that he would call a special session if the Senate passed an oil tax bill by Sunday, the Legislature's scheduled adjournment date. The Senate has been working on the issue since February...


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