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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.
Time for Alaska to fight back

...accountability and fairness. This is what Senator Stedman and the Senate Coalition discovered during their hearings on oil taxation. All we need do now is strongly support the Senator's that put Alaska's interest above enhancing the profit margin...
Two views: Time for oil tax cut

...necessary to prevent legislators from avoiding controversial votes.We all knew such votes were coming this session. Oil taxation was the campaign issue in November, and yet the voters in Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula elected these senators...
Two views: No deal on new oil tax scheme

...Alaskan and is a treasure of commitment to future Alaskans.As we've written before, ACES isn't the last word in oil taxation. Alaska can and should offer incentives to the major producers to increase production, encourage smaller companies...
Alaska Editorial: Governor still has work to do on oil tax reform in the Senate

...month.The relative depth and strength of that agreement could inject a new layer of complexity into the politics of oil taxation during the coming six months. The governor can't take anything for granted at this point.
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...


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