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Alaska needs better than SB 21 and ACES

...investment and new production," Gov. Sean Parnell wrote last year during the debate over SB21. But the fact is the progressive tax structure wasn't a concern of his when he began pushing for oil tax reform a few years earlier. The first legislation...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...unnecessary and would touch off costly, meritless lawsuits for businesses.President Barack Obama and Democrats used the progressive legislation piling up in the House as a cudgel on the GOP, with the gay rights bill likely to join the stalled measure...
State: SB 21 is tax reform, not break

...That's not to say ACES is perfect. Kerttula said a fix to the state's current oil tax structure that would adjust the progressive tax rate when the price of oil went extremely high would be more practical than operating under SB 21."We could...
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A Trip South: The curse of the gringo

...discrimination against Alaska Natives is still a very challenging issue in Juneau, a place that I considered to be more on the progressive side of things. "It does not make sense to argue about whether these things happen, but it does make sense to talk...
Chapel by the Lake finds 'better fit' in new denomination

...USA) moving further to the left on social issues."The trajectory perceived by many in recent years has been in the progressive direction," said Dobler. "You can say that it's ordination standards, but for many people, it's just an...
Latino voters are in a dilemma this election season

...domestic and international issues; it is affiliated with The Progressive magazine. Readers may write to the author at: Progressive...html#anchorsupport.This article was prepared for The Progressive Media Project. McClatchy-Tribune did not subsidize...
With inflation checked, a new round of federal spending can create millions of new jobs

...keep workers on the job at shorter hours, rather than laying them off. The problem is not a lack of solutions, but a lack of political will.? Weisbrot is the co-director of the progressive Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Romney's NAACP outreach a dismal failure

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Parnell proposing new oil tax revamp

...state more competitive while encouraging new production.The proposal, expected to be announced Wednesday, scraps the progressive surcharge that companies have said is a disincentive to new investment and revamps the state's system of tax credits...
My Turn: Energy policy 2013: Alaskans should look 'north the the future'

...gains mostly attributed to the growing demands for their rich commodities, including oil and gas.An analysis by the Progressive Policy Institute notes that in 2011, four of the top ten non-financial companies investing in the U.S. were...


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