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Parnell proposes BSA increase in 'good faith'

...complicated or technical."If Alaskans have the opportunity to vote on the tremendously complex and intricate issue of oil taxation, then surely they deserve to make their voices heard on the simple and personal issue of being able to choose the best...
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All eyes on Senate ahead of expected oil taxation vote

JUNEAU - Both sides are ratcheting up the rhetoric on oil taxes ahead of this week's expected vote in the Alaska Senate.
Big Oil's PR blitz was shameful

After reading Gail Phillips letter regarding oil taxation ("We need to adopt right tax strategy," April 30), I feel a response is necessary. First off, Juneau never sent Phillips...
Create an alternative minimum oil tax

...simple yet possibly helpful suggestion for resolving various complex and somewhat conflicting objectives related to oil taxation in Alaska. Both the Petroleum Profits Tax (PPT) and the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share (ACES) plans are complex...
Empire editorial: Oil tax bill a success

A big thumbs-up to Gov. Sarah Palin and the Alaska Legislature not only for passage of a new oil taxation bill on the last day of a 30-day special session Friday, but for the manner in which the session was handled from the get-go...
Empire editorial: Special session news is good for the capital welcome news. Sound off on the important issues at Gov. Sarah Palin's announcement on the special session on oil taxation, now set for Oct. 18, is good not only for the capital, but also for the Legislature and for Alaska. Earlier in...
Lawmakers expect longer session as oil tax, pipeline contract loom

...session. House Speaker John Harris, R-Valdez, said on Monday it would take three to four weeks to scrutinize an oil taxation reform bill if it is introduced soon. "Then you go back to the bargaining table with the producers," Harris said...
Alaska editorial: Don't jump to conclusions in wake of investigation

...carrying out boxes of documents purportedly related to a leading oil field services company, the recently approved oil taxation overhaul, and the natural gas pipeline contract made a splash across the news pages and on radio and television...
Alaska editorial: Options for legislators in the special session

...Juneau on Wednesday to resume their work on legislation on both the gas line and the related changes to the state's oil taxation system. Legislators - not all of them, mind you - aren't happy because they have re-election campaigns to run...
Alaska Digest

...governor to look at oil taxes ANCHORAGE - Democratic legislators called on Gov. Frank Murkowski Tuesday to consider oil taxation as part of the upcoming special session. In a letter, four state representatives and two senators asked Murkowski...


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