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Floor of Alaska Senate breaks out into oil tax debate

JUNEAU - The floor of the Alaska Senate broke into an impromptu debate over oil taxes Monday. Sen. Cathy Giessel sparked the discussion in a special order, which is when members speak on issues of their own choosing.
State | AK legislature
Revenue forecast met with mixed reactions

...2013 Revenue Forecast Wednesday prompted quick interpretations from both sides of the More Alaska Production Act and oil tax debate.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, pointed to a projected $10 billion increase in companies' investment in Alaska...
State | Local
Butcher resigns as Revenue commissioner, heads to AHFC

...confirmation vote in 2011 that he hadn't provided them with all the information they'd requested related to the oil tax debate or that he wasn't up for the job.He played a far less public role on the oil tax issue this past session, when...
Good for the state

...waters, for the maximum benefit of its people."While Stedman has been under intense political pressure during the oil tax debates, even the most strident supporters of Parnell's oil-tax roll-back proposal haven't questioned Stedman's...
Ensure stability - study oil tax reduction carefully The mechanics of that tax system and the level of government take derived from it are front and center in the oil tax debate. It is a one-time payment for the removal of the people's resource. According to the Department of Revenue's...
Stand strong for Alaska - sign the petition

...referendum was launched. Parnell's act hasn't lived up to that legacy. He's let the majors unduly influence the oil tax debate as if Alaska is an oil colony for them to rule for the economic benefit of their shareholders. ? Moniak is a Juneau...
My Turn: Fix ACES, keep Alaska competitive

...income to benefit all current and future generations of Alaskans."The APFC mission sums up the essence of the current oil tax debate: how do we pay today's bills yet insure a vibrant economy for our children and grandchildren? An economy that will...
Oil tax rates: the strange case of Norway

...It's not as if the Governor's office came out with new evidence to justify the reduction. During last year's oil tax debate, the presentations from the governor's advisors were so weak that one of his legislative allies called them a 'train...
Oil overshadowing issue in state Senate races

...own, saying that "what's really going on here is that conservatives are apparently fearful they're losing the oil tax debate, and they're desperate to change the subject."
Alaska Editorial: Governor still has work to do on oil tax reform in the Senate

...appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The Daily News-Miner published 68 letters to the editor related to the oil tax debate and the Senate bipartisan coalition's role in that debate between Oct. 1 and Nov. 4. The letters we published...


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