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My Turn: Alaska must strengthen its conflict of interest policies

...the senator from Soldotna did a few weeks ago, fail in their duty to protect the public interest. Decisions about oil tax policy, megaprojects and education funding take on enhanced importance during tight budgetary times and will alter the quality...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/my-turn-alaska-must-strengthen-its-co
Opinion
Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

...five priorities it presented to legislators this year, Rogers said. Opposition to the repeal of Senate Bill 21, oil tax policy changes passed in 2013; comprehensive workers' compensation reform to reduce cost of insurance for employers; Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-24/alaska-chamber-details-legislative-prio
Local
Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...facing economic ruin.While every other oil province has prospered during this era of high oil prices, our failed oil tax policy known as ACES has delivered us billion-dollar deficits. Alaska lost out on the oil boom because our tax policy rendered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-22/alaska-better-shape-thanks-oil-tax-re
Opinion
Vote no on 1

...barrels of production each day ? and continue to prosper.Yet that has been the state's fate under the ill-advised oil tax policy known as ACES. Since ACES passed in 2007, North Slope production has fallen almost 31 percent while production is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-28/vote-no-1
Opinion
Elections a year away but rhetoric in full swing

...important to their efforts to take control of the Senate. The proposed referendum seeks to continue the debate on the best oil tax policy for Alaska.Republicans took control of the state Senate after last fall's elections, giving the GOP control of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-31/elections-year-away-rhetoric-full-swing
State
My Turn: Oil tax cut means state income or sales tax more likely

...taken in the process. Alaska's history is full of examples that should teach us to be hyper-vigilant when setting oil tax policy.Indeed, we as a state once tried a 'lower taxes and hope' approach similar to the one now being advanced by the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-07/my-turn-oil-tax-cut-means-state-incom
Opinion
Democrats criticize Gov.'s tax bill

...investment and two drilling rigs to its Alaska North Slope fields over the next five years due to changes in the state's oil tax policy signed into law this month by Gov. Sean Parnell."This accounts for $200 million each year, far less than the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-11/democrats-criticize-govs-tax-bill
Local
My Turn: Goodbye dividends, hello tax

...Legislature in the 1970's and 80's and has been studying, writing, and lecturing to educate Alaskans on international oil tax policies and the value of Alaska's resources for more than 25 years. He is now one of the hundreds of Alaskans working on...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-21/my-turn-goodbye-dividends-hello-tax
Opinion
Effort to overturn oil tax reform is bad for Alaska

...right is critical.The Alaska Legislature, after unprecedented study and testimony, came to a compromise change to oil tax policy that was certainly not met with unbridled enthusiasm by the oil industry. ACES provided tax credits that SB21 took...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-01/effort-overturn-oil-tax-reform-bad-al
Opinion
My Turn: It's our oil, it's also our future

...declining oil production on Alaska's North Slope. We do not need Outside voices determining the future of Alaska's oil tax policy. The battle to reform Alaska's oil tax structure, sadly, has deteriorated over the past few years into emotional...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-31/my-turn-its-our-oil-its-also-our-futu
Opinion

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