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My Turn: Don't let Big Oil buy the election

...out a Ballot Measure pamphlet for the Aug. 19 primary. It's all about the referendum to repeal to SB 21, the new oil tax regime which squeaked by the Legislature and was signed into law in 2013. It contains the full text of the law, which I'm...
Success or bust?

...After 95 days, we've accomplished the bulk of what we set out, including reduced operating budgets, reforming our oil tax regime, advancing a natural gas pipeline project, passing a fix to the state and teacher retirement systems, and passing...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...000 barrels per day.All of these facts are powerful arguments that Alaska's way forward is not to go back to an oil tax regime that was leading us off the fiscal cliff.Some argue that ACES collected massive tax revenues, and we should return...
Dept. of Revenue names deputy commissioner advisor to the commissioner and has been responsible for promoting Senate Bill 21, an overhaul of the state's oil tax regime.Pawlowski is a lifelong Alaskan who graduated from Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage. He previously worked...
Oil wealth giveaway increases deficit now, undercuts savings later

...revenue forecasts show revenue is nearly $2 billion dollars less than previously expected.It's unfortunate this new oil tax regime is forcing us to go deeper into our savings and to put off opportunities for Alaskans. It's putting our economy...
Opinion | AK legislature
Wielechowski defends ACES at Native forum

...Debunking Myths About ACES," which leans on graphs, charts and tables to dispel criticisms of ACES, the Alaska oil tax regime, at the event.Parnell and other critics of ACES have argued that the tax system is not competitive relative to other...
Parnell trip to Europe focuses on oil, gas issues

...having in North Sea operations so Alaskans know better what to expect from new oil field investment under Alaska's new oil tax regime," the release stated.Parnell said the United Kingdom is seeing the results of tax reform - billions of dollars...
Parnell eyeing ways to further advance gas line

...companies have said that such a decision is at least a few years away and would require such things as a competitive oil tax regime from the state and predictable and "durable" fiscal terms for the liquefied natural gas project.Oil and gas are...
Another senator doubtful on ending oil tax progressivity

...consultants' presentations breaking down Parnell's proposal and comparing its effects to that of ACES, the current oil tax regime.Parnell, a Republican, rolled out S.B. 21 last month. In addition to removing progressivity from Alaska's...
Juneau reps not sold on oil tax reform proposal

...lines by which the bill eventually passed.Kerttula and Munoz parted ways over whether reform to ACES, the current oil tax regime, is actually needed."ACES has been very profitable for Alaska," said Kerttula. Of declining oil production...


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