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Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...about: production.They will point to state revenues under ACES, or jobs or corporate profits during a time of record-high oil prices. What they won't talk about is the 6-percent annual production decline under ACES that was zeroed out this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-05/alaska-editorial-production-only-numb
Opinion
Note to lawmakers: You're not done yet

...But legislators ignored the solutions these delegates worked hard to craft. Instead, lawmakers skated by on record-high oil prices that filled state coffers and managed to get through yet another legislative session while avoiding the state's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051304/opi_editorial.shtml
Opinion
Lawmakers: Hike oil taxes

Record-high oil prices will go a long way toward helping the state balance the budget this year, but some lawmakers say the oil industry is not doing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051604/sta_oiltaxes.shtml
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A 'yes' vote would allow the city to correct flaws

...for concern. The other reason for the potential layoffs was the state's and city's severe budget crunch. Record-high oil prices came to the rescue this session and the Alaska Legislature ended up boosting education funding. But when funding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052304/opi_yesvote.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...say oil prices could help open refuge Advocates of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge say record-high oil prices could help their case. But environmental groups and other organizations say the refuge's oil would do little...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052404/sta_AKdig.shtml
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Gov. Murkowski seeks compromise on budget

...ball economically; the state still faces a budget shortfall in the billions over the next several years despite record-high oil prices. It's clear something must give between the governor and members of the Legislature. Lawmakers must also consider...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062004/opi_murkowski.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Schools need boost in funding

...the past two decades, the value of each education dollar has eroded to just 52.7 cents. This past spring, record-high oil prices enabled legislators to invest an additional $82 million in our schools for the 2004-2005 school year. That...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090704/opi_mt1.shtml
Opinion
State till bulges with oil income

Record-high oil prices will send hundreds of millions to state coffers, but lawmakers and budget analysts are warning against calling new revenues a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113004/sta_20041130002.shtml
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Empire editorial: State needs to share the windfall with cities

...smiled on this state and the result will be hundreds of millions of unexpected dollars into its lap. Revenue from record-high oil prices likely will close the state's $360 million budget gap and send an additional $500 million to its general fund...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120504/opi_20041205017.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...fields. ConocoPhillips spokesman Jack Griffin said Friday that the increased capital budget in part reflects the record-high oil prices of recent months. "When prices are as high as they are, you look for opportunities," Griffin said. The Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121105/sta_20051211013.shtml
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