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My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...earnings. The Parnell administration predicted that oil tax revenue in Fiscal Year 2015 would be $3.4 billion.Now the state predicts that with SB 21, oil tax revenue in 2015 will collapse to $1.7 billion. At this...
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...profound concern that the continuing reduction of oil at 6 percent a year is a pending economic disaster for Alaska. Oil tax revenues provide about 90 percent of our budget for education, public safety, health and human services, transportation...
My Turn: Tax reform must focus on increasing Alaska's economy

...development in Alaska, we see that the current system creates a dilemma for the State. Since the State receives oil tax revenue from production, but awards tax credits based on a company's spending, we incur significant costs to the treasury...
Oil tax cut opponents to rally

...Capitol."The Legislature is on the brink of making a catastrophic mistake, giving away billions of dollars of oil tax revenues, and it's up to the people to stop them," said Malcolm Roberts and David Gottstein in Backbone's statement...
Outside Editorial: University Fund

...It's the type of legislation that will help to reduce expenses during this time of reduced spending and lower oil-tax revenue. Undoubtedly, more of this type of legislation is in Alaska's future.
Baffled by Parnell's recent actions

...the backs of our public employees. There is such a disconnect with Parnell's priorities in slashing billions in oil tax revenues without reciprocal guarantees, funding another $400 million study for a small volume bullet gas line that puts not...
My Turn: Oil tax votes: I'm not so forgiving

...Juneau residents do not forget that Rep. Cathy Munoz is part of the Republican leadership team that gave away our oil tax revenues to the richest corporations on earth with no strings attached except, apparently, "hope."Our schools go without...
A recipe for disaster in University Building fund

...SB74 is the "type of legislation that will help to reduce expenses during this time of reduced spending and lower oil-tax revenue," and I found myself wondering if this was satire or a real suggestion to leave the tab for our kids.
Alaska editorial: If oil drops, we'll have to help pay for services

...the state would fare if prices ever dropped to about $25 a barrel. It's called the "crossover point" at which oil tax revenues under the proposed new system would be less than under the existing formula. The trade-off for a lot more state...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...could renovate and expand. Not only will construction of the gas line create jobs, but the influx of new gas and oil tax revenue would build infrastructure to sustain and attract new businesses to communities. Alaska would be able to provide...


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