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House panel advances bill to nix state employee pay raises

...oil prices. But Gara, D-Anchorage, said the state has other options, and he brought up the topic of the state's oil tax law, which he has argued needs to be revisited. Meanwhile, House and Senate negotiators are working to reconcile differences...
Juneau questions SB21 experts

...financing for smaller independent oil companies hoping to get involved with North Slope oil.Advocating for a reform to the oil tax law that only granted tax credits on investment in Alaska, Gara said repealing SB21 now will give Alaskans a better product...
State | SB21
On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...companies are dumping tens of millions of dollars into the coffers of groups that want people to vote 'No' on the proposed oil tax law repeal. The 'Yes' groups, on the other hand, have a total income of about $435,000, according to Alaska Public...
State | SB21
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...essentially flat from one year to the next, something unseen since 2002.Proponents of SB21, Alaska's reformed oil tax law, are touting FY 2014's oil production as a product of the new tax structure. Opponents say there's no way the new...
Local | SB21
My Turn: Don't let Big Oil buy the election

...people. I'm voting "yes" on Ballot Measure 1 to send the Legislature and our next governor back to work to develop an oil tax law that's better for all Alaskans. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident.
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker in production taxes this year and about $400 million more next year. He referenced the 2013 rewrite of Alaska's oil tax law, saying the overhaul occurred with little consideration given to low prices. Giving away more in tax breaks than the...
Chamber lunch becomes arena for oil tax sparring

...their employees.Gregg Erickson with the Vote Yes on 1 Campaign spoke first. The Vote Yes side wants to repeal the oil tax law.Anticipating a point to be made by his opponent, Erickson unexpectedly started by openly endorsing the claim that...
State | SB21
Former Alaska oil industry official ends probation

...attempting to influence the political process in Alaska by buying off politicians who were examining rewriting state oil tax laws.Allen was a government witness in a wide-reaching corruption case that led to lawmakers and corporate officials...
Feds: No more false starts on Alaska gas pipeline

...involved in the way the bill proposes.Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, asked whether the bill, which references the oil tax law, will have any impact on the oil tax referendum later this year. A Department of Law attorney said she was not prepared...
State | AK legislature
Hearings not required on oil tax referendum

...measure that would have re-established a coastal management program. The measure failed.The proposed repeal of the new oil tax law has qualified for the August primary ballot along with at least one initiative that would require legislative approval...


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