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Chamber lunch becomes arena for oil tax sparring

...Measure 1 whether they want to repeal an oil tax cut approved by the Alaska Legislature...Vote Yes side wants to repeal the oil tax law.Anticipating a point to be made...potential if the state stops changing its oil tax structure.? Contact reporter Matt...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...Proof of this concept is now out for everyone to see; oil tax reform is working," said Kara Moriarty, president and...revenue to the state, we will drop our support for revising oil taxes, Wielechowski said in the June 10 release.State Sen...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...economics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He can be contacted at His Proposition 1 analysis can be found at
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...for Parnell.Palin returned to Alaska May 7 to defend ACES and encourage voters to "push back" to repeal SB21, the oil tax giveaway. "I'm happy to weigh in on this subject and let people know how wrongheaded this will be if we start caving...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

...Gasline Development Corporation warned, to put the project "on the back burner," perhaps indefinitely.At issue is oil tax reform, SB21, passed in 2013. Designed to address the volatility inherent in the previous tax structure, Alaska's...
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial

...this time around, and a Gwich'in speaker agreed to do the job, then backed out. Growden said the language of the oil-tax referendum on the August ballot was so complicated that the worker gave up.Growden said she has found someone else but...
Alaska Editorial: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing? abandoned or it has to be defended to the point of inanity.Such is the case with the ongoing effort to repeal the oil tax reform passed in April 2013 as Senate Bill 21. The proponents of repeal and reversion to the previous regime known as...
Ex-lawmaker quits primary challenge

...the new Republican majority in the Senate but was seen as a pivotal vote on a number of major issues. He supported the oil tax cut, which narrowly passed the Senate in 2013. But he opposed a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow public...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New," which has been placed in the center of the debate to repeal the new oil tax enacted by the passage of Senate Bill 21. Dr. Goldsmith's analysis is thoughtful, but the title is misleading and...
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...and everything else.That's why oil tax reform is an Alaska problem, not...long-term future for our state by passing oil tax reform. The new law only went into...on Aug. 19. A vote no will keep oil tax reform in place, which will help ensure...


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