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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
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
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.
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
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...
State releases oil tax regs

...qualifies for special tax breaks under Alaska's new oil tax law.The law championed by Gov. Sean Parnell and passed...will get to vote next summer on whether to repeal the oil tax law in a referendum. Kerttula, a critic of the new law...
State | AK legislature
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
BP drilling increases 30% in 2013, more planned for '14

...percentage than we did previously, an increase from 60 percent from previous years under ACES," the previous state oil tax law, Weiss said.The new investment is coming none too soon."Of the 13 oil-producing U.S. states in 2011 and 2012...
Alaska revenue lower due to oil prices, production

...Revenue officials say has more to do with lower-than-expected oil prices and declining production than with the new oil tax law.The fall revenue forecast, released Wednesday, shows that the state expects to receive nearly $2.1 billion in...
State | AK legislature


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