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My turn: Playing fast, loose with rules

...exception into a loophole just as the House Finance Committee was beginning debate over Gov. Murkowski's ill-fated oil tax revision plan. Go to . The succession of events went as follows: Rep. Meyer...
Treadwell promises aggressive oil, gas support

...Sarah Palin, while Burke has staunchly defended her. Treadwell said he hopes to find a middle ground as well on the oil tax revisions known as Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, one of the main achievements of the Palin Administration. Treadwell...
Two lawmakers throw support to Binkley oil tax plan

...Murkowski recently requested the Legislature convene again in Juneau, starting next Wednesday, to approve his oil tax revision and amendments related to the proposed gas contract. Elizabeth Bluemink can be reached at elizabeth.bluemink...
Kohring corruption trial sent to jurors

...accused of demanding and accepting at least $2,600 and a $3,000 job for a nephew in exchange for his support on an oil tax revision seen as gateway legislation for a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline. Prosecutors also contend Kohring solicited...
Work begins on oil tax revision

...the special session of the Alaska Legislature formally started Thursday evening, lawmakers began work on a proposed oil tax revision submitted by Gov. Sarah Palin. Sound off on the important issues at Many legislators, including the Juneau delegation...
Jurors hear recordings in Kohring bribe case stand and how he could not support a higher oil tax. But he also pledged to assist in pushing for Murkowski's oil tax revision, as desired by VECO, as a condition for major petroleum companies to get on board with a natural gas pipeline...
Alaska editorial: Major ethics legislation needed in light of scandal $1 billion. That's how much more money hardliners wanted to extract from the oil industry in last year's oil tax revision. This is a shameful moment in Alaska history. The damage to public trust and the integrity of Alaska's government...


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