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Senate panel releases new oil tax plan

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee released a new oil tax plan Thursday, one day after members expressed shock at how much the prior bill would cost the state.The latest version of SB21 indicates...
Senate Finance Committee unveils oil tax plan

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday released an oil tax plan that scraps progressivity as we know it.Instead of a progressive surcharge triggered when a company's production tax value...
Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax reduction bill passes House; faces uncertain future in Senate

...battle with a reluctant Senate in the last weeks of the 2011 legislative session.Backers of Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax plan said they were confident that it would stem a decades long decline in Alaska's oil production as they passed House...
Minority Democrats unveil oil tax plan

JUNEAU - Minority Democrats in the Legislature on Monday unveiled their vision of an oil tax system should voters this summer roll back the tax structure lawmakers approved last year.
State | AK legislature
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...something that builds on."Much work at Point Thomson field was outlined in a settlement with the state a year before the oil tax plan was passed by the Legislature. The state moved to terminate leases at Point Thomson after concluding that ExxonMobil...
With one week to go, Parnell weighs in on the issues

...wage bill does not pass, the initiative will be on the August ballot along with the repeal effort against the SB21 oil tax plan - a hallmark of Parnell and the 2013 Legislature."If the (minimum wage ) bill is a good idea for an initiative then...
State | AK legislature
Committee begins hearings on oil tax plan

JUNEAU - Alaska's revenue commissioner said Tuesday that he's seen no evidence that tax credits to oil companies have led to increased production. Bryan Butcher said in an interview that that's not to say evidence doesn't exist.
Analysis puts price of oil tax plan at up to $1.3B

JUNEAU - A Senate proposal to overhaul Alaska's oil tax structure could cost the state up to $1.3 billion next year, hundreds of millions more than plans put forth by Gov.
3 things to watch for in the Legislature this week

...three things coming up this week:Public TestimonyThe public is getting a chance to weigh in on Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax plan during Senate hearings Tuesday and Thursday.The Senate special committee on oil flow through the trans-Alaska pipeline...
Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...pass.Here are three things to watch for this week:Oil taxesAre there 11?That's the question surrounding the oil tax plan crafted by the Senate Finance Committee. The proposal will need 11 votes to pass. Debate on the plan could begin as...


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