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My Turn: Oil tax myths

...million dollars more this year and an estimated $500 million more next year than we would have under ACES, the old oil tax regime.This misconception is repeated over and over by some hoping it will be believed and allowing them to score political...
My Turn: Legislature should mirror Big Oil's reaction to low prices

...flashback to August 2014, when television screens were getting barraged by oil companies lobbying for Senate Bill 21, the oil tax regime proposed by former Gov. Sean Parnell. Do you remember all the messages about how passing SB 21 would create hundreds...
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...expansion for the AWARE shelter.Oil and gasWhile the democratic candidates voted to repeal SB21, which instituted a new oil tax regime, each candidate said they would be watching closely to see what changes can be made to "make sure the state gets...
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...
Letter: Vote 'No' for economic growth

...and manufacturing facility that coats and insulates pipe for the producers. Through the years and ever-changing oil tax regimes, we have seen ups and downs in our workload based directly on whether our clients are investing up north. I can...
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
Alaska editorial: Fuel regs show problem with Law of the Sea Treaty

...Seabed Authority that would govern the development of any of those new claims beyond 200 miles.If you think Alaska's oil tax regime is bad, the royalty scheme under LOST is essentially the ACES of the sea. According to the treaty, if a project...


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