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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113008/loc_361919909.shtml
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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012710/sta_555537478.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020911/sta_782877315.shtml
News
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...

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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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021099/Loc_summit.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121603/loc_budget.shtml
News
Legislators wait for word on energy plan

...week, she proposed giving every Alaskan who has been here six months or more $1,200, as well as suspending the state gas tax for a year. Both proposals would take legislative approval, however, and it's not clear whether the Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062408/sta_294769148.shtml
Session back in Juneau July 9

...proposed paying each Alaskan who has lived in the state for at least six months $1,200, as well as suspending the state gas tax for a year, to help residents cope with high energy prices. Palin met with legislative leaders Tuesday to discuss...

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