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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
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.
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...
Gov. Parnell discusses 5-year state fiscal plan

...and grandkids."We're in this for Alaska's future," he said, "not for the here and now."Critics see the oil tax plan as a dangerous gamble and a giveaway with no guarantee Alaskans will see anything in return. Representatives of BP...
Governor signs oil tax, budget bills, vetoes $2.5M

...the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. He said Alaska's "energy comeback begins today."Critics, however, say the oil tax plan will give away too much to oil companies with no guarantee about what Alaska might see in return.The plan could cost...
Oil tax rewrite has comparable impact to Parnell's bill

JUNEAU - The fiscal impact of a Senate committee's revised oil tax plan will be similar to the impact of what Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed, or slightly less, according to an analysis released Wednesday...
Oil tax rewrite comparable impact to Parnell's

JUNEAU - A new analysis suggests a Senate rewrite of Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax plan will have a similar to slightly less fiscal impact than Parnell's plan.The fiscal note was released Wednesday as Senate Resources...


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