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My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...positions, DeMarban decided to ask Bella Hammond what she thought Jay's opinion would be about Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax proposal (the basis of SB 21). Here is the response she gave: "I don't think he'd agree with the present governor...
School rally: no to vouchers, yes to BSA

...more important than a billion dollars for oil companies," Kerttula said referencing Gov. Sean Parnell's current oil tax proposal.Half a dozen Democratic legislators joined ralliers to denounce school vouchers along with calls for a more than...
State | Local
House Finance releases latest oil tax proposal

JUNEAU - With days left in the legislative session, the House Finance Committee on Thursday released a revised version of the proposed oil tax overhaul Thursday.
Dump the smoke and mirrors, keep ACES

...view the charts and graphs Sen. Bill Wielechowski has created to debunk the myths surrounding Governor Parnell's oil tax proposals. Our future depends on a morally honest discussion, free of smoke and mirrors.Marsha BennettJuneau
Senators preparing for oil tax bill vote

...senators have been critical of the oil tax proposal in at least one of its incarnations...Senate for opposing Parnell's oil tax proposal, and that most of it this year...hopes to see a full reset on the oil tax proposal."My hope is we vote it down...
Senator proposes oil tax changes he calls fairer

...Committee.Also Friday, minority House and Senate Democrats announced plans for a news conference Monday to discuss an oil tax proposal of their own intended to serve as an alternative should the referendum be successful.
State | AK legislature
Can too much transparency be a bad thing?

...News' public records request for text messages sent from the governor's office during the debate over Parnell's oil tax proposal. And Cockerham further emphasized the Daily News' position by stating that Alaska law defines public records as...
Good for the state

...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 next year.Still, including Stedman in the new GOP majority caucus is a wise move precisely because the group has...
Oil tax bill would have immediate fiscal impact

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax proposal would cost the state $900 million next year, a new analysis shows.The analysis was attached as a fiscal note to his tax-cut...
3 things to watch for in the Legislature

...look at three things to watch for this week:Oil taxesA Senate panel begins digging in to Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax proposal. Hearings are scheduled Tuesday and Thursday before the Senate Special Committee on TAPS Throughput, with members...


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