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Juneau residents honored with Alaska Historical Society Awards

...Valdez records project, Hibpshman led a team of archivists that went through thousands of boxes of state records regarding the oil spill and subsequent litigation, determining what materials were archival, organizing them, and creating a finding aid...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/juneau-residents-honored-alaska-historica
Art
Parnell, Walker joust at Soldotna forum

...Myers said.Clift said as a Libertarian she will minimize government and decrease spending, if elected."We know the oil price is down, we are not going to be able to sustain the government that we have going on right now," Clift said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-10/parnell-walker-joust-soldotna-forum
State
Lady liberty

...is much more business-friendly than the progressive tax on oil that existed with ACES. (Under SB21) it's up to the (oil) company to make a profit, not the state. (Voting "no") was strictly a business decision. I don't think we should...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-03/lady-liberty
Local
Letter to the Editor: Vote 'Yes' on Tuesday

The oil company commercials say that SB21 is all about jobs. When the Exxon Valdez...respectively. They both voted to lower their employer's taxes.Under ACES the oil companies were making huge profits and Alaska was making good money on its...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-18/letter-editor-vote-yes-tuesday
Letters
Letter: Big Oil will stay as long as there's money to be made

...and his three sons were also in the oil business. My father's business...included several legislators who work for the oil companies and signed by a governor...in effect removes the taxes from the oil companies. SB 21 was trumpeted that...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-31/letter-big-oil-will-stay-long-theres-
Letters
The history of oil wealth

...repeal the fifth tax regime since the oil boom of the 1970s.The state of Alaska...shouldn't be the thing that makes (the oil field) not be able to cover its costs...satellites..."When both the state and the oil companies recognized ELF II was unsustainable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...Journal of Commerce: Those driving the effort to repeal the oil tax reform on the Aug. 19 primary ballot like to talk...created in health care (6,200) than were created in the oil and gas sector (2,600).Even conceding the point that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-05/alaska-editorial-production-only-numb
Opinion
Letter: Why Alaskans hate Big Oil

We hate the royalties they pay the Permanent Fund. We hate the Dividend checks we get every year from the oil-funded Permanent Fund.We hate the tax they pay to fund 90 percent of the State of Alaska general fund.We hate the thousands...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-31/letter-why-alaskans-hate-big-oil
Opinion
Elections should be for people

...this primary election - we need to get big money out of politics. About $15 million was spent on the oil tax referendum, almost all from the oil industry and about $15 million was spent on the U.S. Senate race, most from major corporations...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-20/elections-should-be-people
Letters
Letter: JKT the man for the job

...For the future of our gas pipeline, with oil prices at historic highs, we need a legislator who represents Alaska - not the oil companies.Like the Independent Bill Walker and Byron Mallott ticket, we need people to bridge the divide between the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-11/letter-jkt-man-job
Letters

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