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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...
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
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
Good for the state

...are needed.We can assume that the original 11-member GOP caucus, most of whom strongly support the governor's oil-tax plan, kept the most powerful Senate positions to themselves in part to smooth the way for a similar oil-tax proposal...
Parnell: Gasline benchmark achievable

...diligently to complete it."Parnell's sharpest words during the news conference were in response to criticism of his oil tax plan. He said the current tax structure isn't fair to Alaskans, because it doesn't protect the state as well as it...
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.
3 things to watch for in the state Legislature

...administration looks forward to explaining its proposal in greater detail and how it fits with Parnell's philosophy for an oil tax plan.Drug testingThe House Health and Social Services Committee on Tuesday is scheduled to hear HB16, which would allow...
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.
New special session has new distractions

...another bill to amend the Stranded Gas Development Act to smooth the way for the contract to become legitimate. A new oil-tax plan based on the producers' net profits could earn at least $2 billion more than the current system at high oil prices...
Lawmakers to float new oil-tax alternative

...this month at an appearance supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate John Binkley, who has attacked Murkowski's oil tax plan and his gas deal with the three oil companies. A tax on gross production would be less of an overhaul and more of an...


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