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Budget plan: New taxes, 402 fewer jobs

...that several revenue proposals not passed last session, such as a state sales tax and the 12 cent increase on the state gas tax, are still on the table for debate. Murkowski has promised to use no more than $400 million from the Constitutional...

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News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...million in state matching funds. Knowles proposed raising most of the matching funds through a 9-cent increase in the state gas tax, which received support from some industry leaders Tuesday. ``For every dollar we fund, we will get $9 in return...

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Alaska tops nation in per-capita federal largesse

...earmarks brought the state $155 million. The Alaska Constitution prohibits dedicated funds, and the money raised by the state gas tax goes into the state general fund, said Mike Chambers, spokesman for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041007/loc_20070410015.shtml
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Young: Gas tax suspension may undercut federal aid

...Parnell, also a Republican, for trying to relieve Alaskans' "pain at the pump." But he added: "By suspending the state gas tax, the challenge will be greater in convincing other members that Congress should continue its investment in Alaska's...

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state
Congressional delegation rips Parnell's gas tax suspension

...Alaska eliminates its gas tax, according to Meredith Kenny, Rep. Don Young's press secretary. "Suspending the state gas tax could absolutely pose a challenge in terms of convincing other members that Congress should continue its investment...

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News
Local hiring stressed at summit here

...million in state matching funds. Knowles proposed raising most of the matching funds through a 9-cent increase in the state gas tax, which received support from some industry leaders Tuesday. ``For every dollar we fund, we will get $9 in return...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021099/Loc_summit.html
Local
Higher gas tax would solve many problems

...came up with the idea after learning that the average state gas tax in the U.S. is slightly over 21 cents per gallon...Murkowski's figure of $41 million, it appears that our state gas tax is currently bringing in approximately $27.3 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111603/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
Palin proposes $1,200 energy relief rebates

...disproportionate share of federal highway dollars and does little to spend its own wealth on its roads. Leighow said state gas taxes go into the general fund, not a road fund, so suspending the fuel tax shouldn't be a problem. "We've been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062208/loc_293769801.shtml
Oil companies spend big on advertising

...rethinking the ad campaign and other strategies in response to Gov. Sarah Palin's refusal to negotiate long-term state gas taxes. "We're going to re-evaluate everything," company spokeswoman Natalie Lowman said. Conoco had argued it shouldn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021808/sta_248201939.shtml
State gas tax holiday has no clear winners

Alaskans are no longer paying a state gas tax, but whether that means they're paying less for their gas is unclear. Last summer, when oil prices were at record levels and...

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