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My Turn: Alaska first, not the Koch Brothers or Karl Rove

...laws they crafted. Nothing unusual about that, many politicians nowadays do; look at those who benefited from oil tax legislation in the Alaska Legislature and administration.As to the "other" Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage, he plays the...
Gas contract made public

...them to have fiscal certainty about the project. The governor plans to address his intentions for handling the oil tax legislation today. The Alaska Legislature gaveled out Tuesday without agreement on a final oil-tax package. Murkowski is...
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...slope. This equates to the possibility of 1,800 jobs. On the other hand, revenues generated under ACES (the oil tax legislation replaced by SB 21) and spent on public projects - new schools, roads and critical infrastructure - provided jobs...
Small producers back governor's oil-tax legislation

Like the major producers before them, small Alaska oil and gas companies on Wednesday backed the governor's proposal for a new oil tax system - but for different reasons.
Palin questions whether Cowdery should keep post

...oil field services executive testified that Cowdery was among five lawmakers he bribed for favorable influence on oil tax legislation. Cowdery was among six legislators whose offices the FBI raided last year. He has not been charged, but was named...
Rep. John Harris is reaching too far

...hand over the gavel to Vice Chairman Bill Stoltze to run committee hearings should the committee be considering oil tax legislation. Chenault owns a construction business that has done regular oil field service work in the past. Harris has flip-flopped...
Cowdery asks for sentencing leniency

...with the head of VECO Corp., Bill Allen, to bribe another state senator to back VECO's position on pending oil-tax legislation in 2006. Allen has pleaded guilty to bribery. A plea deal for Cowdery calls for a sentence of six to 12 months...
Ex-Rep. Kohring claims FBI coerced him

...scheduled to start next week in Anchorage. All three lawmakers are charged with extortion and bribery connected to oil tax legislation and a natural gas-pipeline proposal. Agents told Kohring that they had a search warrant for his office, but...
Weyhrauch's corruption trial delayed, politics and media. Weyhrauch, a lawyer, sought work from VECO as the Alaska Legislature was considering oil tax legislation worth billions to the oil industry. Weyhrauch and former Rep. Pete Kott, R-Eagle River, were indicted at the...
Sponsor: Pebble bill aims to protect reputation of Alaska salmon

...decision-making process of whether to permit a mine in the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve.Hidden behind a blizzard of oil tax legislation and committee hearings, French's Senate Bill 152 is about to get its first hearing. French is the bill's sole...


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