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Gas contract made public

...them to have fiscal certainty about the project. The governor plans to address his intentions for handling the oil tax legislation today. The Alaska Legislature gaveled out Tuesday without agreement on a final oil-tax package. Murkowski is...
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution - for the maximum benefit of its people

...Alaska. All of the people of Alaska are the stakeholder's that count.It's through that prism that any new oil tax legislation will be reviewed by the Courts. I remember all too well first-hand the ill-fated first Alaska Permanent Fund...
Another senator doubtful on ending oil tax progressivity

...reform bill through the Senate and signed into law. This year appears to represent his best opportunity yet to pass oil tax legislation, as a unified Republican majority now controls the Senate, with two Democrats caucusing alongside them.? Contact...
Dueling superlatives on session

...years," Parnell said, responding to a reporter's question about how he will gauge the effectiveness of his oil tax legislation. "That's what I'm looking for. And what that translates into remains to be seen. But the testimony was that...
Juneau legislators recap 2013 session at Chamber

...hope. Let's see what happens. Let's see how this works out."Although she struck a conciliatory tone on the oil tax legislation she vocally opposed during the session, Kerttula affirmed that she will support efforts for a referendum on repealing...
Small producers back governor's oil-tax legislation

Like the major producers before them, small Alaska oil and gas companies on Wednesday backed the governor's proposal for a new oil tax system - but for different reasons.
Palin questions whether Cowdery should keep post

...oil field services executive testified that Cowdery was among five lawmakers he bribed for favorable influence on oil tax legislation. Cowdery was among six legislators whose offices the FBI raided last year. He has not been charged, but was named...
Rep. John Harris is reaching too far

...hand over the gavel to Vice Chairman Bill Stoltze to run committee hearings should the committee be considering oil tax legislation. Chenault owns a construction business that has done regular oil field service work in the past. Harris has flip-flopped...
Cowdery asks for sentencing leniency

...with the head of VECO Corp., Bill Allen, to bribe another state senator to back VECO's position on pending oil-tax legislation in 2006. Allen has pleaded guilty to bribery. A plea deal for Cowdery calls for a sentence of six to 12 months...
Ex-Rep. Kohring claims FBI coerced him

...scheduled to start next week in Anchorage. All three lawmakers are charged with extortion and bribery connected to oil tax legislation and a natural gas-pipeline proposal. Agents told Kohring that they had a search warrant for his office, but...


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