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Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...reserve account, the pool from which annual dividends for most Alaskans are derived. Lawmakers also could revisit the oil tax issue, something Democratic Rep. Les Gara and Sen. Bill Wielechowski brought up in interviews after Teal's presentation...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...oil prices, low oil production and overspending - not oil tax reform.A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen...long-term economic future. It also keeps Alaskans employed.Oil tax reform was a very long and difficult process, with thousands...
Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...magnifies the state's losses at low oil prices. The last oil tax rewrite occurred during a period of sustained high oil...he did not intend to introduce legislation to change the oil tax if elected but said if the Legislature proposed changes...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...written by the governor blasting the oil tax structure pushed by former Gov. Sean...Finance Committee that changing the oil tax structure again is not on the governor's...administration's response to (the issue of oil tax credits) was somewhat wrong," Kelly...
State | AK legislature
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...on oil revenues to fund state government, and the trans-Alaska pipeline is its economic lifeline. Alaska changed its oil tax structure in 2013, in hopes it would lead to more production. The state currently faces projected multibillion-dollar...
State | AK legislature
State releases oil tax regs

...oil qualifies for special tax breaks under Alaska's new oil tax law.The law championed by Gov. Sean Parnell and passed...Alaskans will get to vote next summer on whether to repeal the oil tax law in a referendum. Kerttula, a critic of the new law...
State | AK legislature
Former Alaska oil industry official ends probation

...of attempting to influence the political process in Alaska by buying off politicians who were examining rewriting state oil tax laws.Allen was a government witness in a wide-reaching corruption case that led to lawmakers and corporate officials...
Senators preparing for oil tax bill vote

...yet to debate Senate Bill 21, the oil tax reform proposal. The bill was not...senators have been critical of the oil tax proposal in at least one of its incarnations...the Senate for opposing Parnell's oil tax proposal, and that most of it this...
Senate passes oil tax bill aimed at production hike

...days after an overhaul of Alaska's oil tax structure stalled in the Senate's...special session if the Senate passed an oil tax bill in the Legislature's last days...represents the Senate's best stab at oil tax changes in a session in which it delved...
Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax reduction bill passes House; faces uncertain future in Senate

...legislative session.Backers of Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax plan said they were confident that it would stem a decades...Johnson, R-Anchorage, called the reduction to the ACES oil tax a vote for "long-term growth over short-term greed...


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