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Vote 'Yes' to have the final say

...in Alaska?If Ballot Measure 1 is defeated, the oil industry will, once and for all, have the say. Almost all the oil wealth will be taken by them, and taken away by them. There will be few, if any, resources available to fund the things...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-yes-have-final-say
Letters
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...of purposes. ACES was not created to "put more oil in the pipeline" but rather to give Alaskans a fair share of the oil wealth they own. This is because oil production has been declining for decades - during periods of high and low taxes. Lowering...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/if-ballot-measure-1-about-jobs-famili
Opinion
The history of oil wealth

Since the discovery that Alaska has a wealth of oil, there have been debates about how best to spread that wealth between the state and oil industry. Alaskans will vote on Tuesday on whether to repeal the fifth tax regime since the oil boom of the 1970s.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
My Turn: Alaskans unaware of their own wealth

...default on the obligations we have to our public employee retirees.Each and every Alaskan owns more than $1 million of oil wealth. The value of the oil underneath the North Slope exceeds $1 trillion. If one were to divide this wealth by 720,000...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-12/my-turn-alaskans-unaware-their-own-we
Opinion
Most Alaskans get $900 in oil wealth checks

ANCHORAGE - Nearly every Alaska resident will receive $900 for their share of the state's oil wealth, a nice sum to be sure, but nowhere near the amount of the checks before the recession.The amount of each person's check...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-18/most-alaskans-get-900-oil-wealth-checks
State
Woman guilty of fraud ordered to pay back PFD money

...of state for more than six months in 2008 and 2010, making her ineligible to receive the annual share of Alaska's oil wealth reserved for in-state residents. Baldwin illegally applied for the PFD for herself and on behalf of her two children...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/woman-guilty-fraud-ordered-pay-back-pfd
Local
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...of North America's largest fields, ACES provided Alaska, the actual owner of the leases, with a fair share of the oil wealth. Then came Gov. Sean Parnell, who initially was also a supporter of ACES. A Dec. 20, 2009, article in the Petroleum...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-06/my-turn-vote-yes-restore-alaska-owner
Opinion
Director: Bigger dividends likely in 2014

...ANCHORAGE - Alaskans could see a greater share of the state's oil wealth when dividends are distributed this year.Permanent Fund Dividend...900.The money comes from investment profits from the state's oil-wealth savings account.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/director-bigger-dividends-likely-2014
State
Repeal and replace the giveaway

...historic mistake with the signing of the governor's oil wealth giveaway - a much bigger mistake than the Seward grain...stop it from happening with our oil. The governor's oil wealth giveaway gives billions of dollars to the oil industry...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-21/repeal-and-replace-giveaway
Opinion
Effort to overturn oil tax reform is bad for Alaska

...anti-development instigators of the petition drive to overturn oil tax reform are gushing epithets:Paid hacks... oil wealth giveaway... harassment from industry shills... flagrant interference... voter intimidation... grease the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-01/effort-overturn-oil-tax-reform-bad-al
Opinion

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