...production, which will require reinvestment by oil companies. If that reinvestment causes some short-term disruption, that may be the price the state must pay to better ensure our future prosperity.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Dec. 21
Five years ago this month, the Daily News-Miner had this observation about the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act: "The vision remains blurred by too many uncertainties and pitfalls." Gov. Sean Parnell now seems to have come to that conclusion as well.
Less than three months. That's when an estimated 2,000 athletes, along with coaches, support staff and family, will be in Fairbanks for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games. This will be an incredible spectacle that Fairbanks hasn't hosted since 1988.
...for caregivers and agencies to identify procedural and reporting changes that reduce the expense of seeing a patient.It's good to see all the focus on the issue. Now it's time for some solutions.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Dec. 13
...situation is worrisome. Welcome to the state of Alaska, circa 2002. The one bright spot is that legislators and governors actually saved some money in the intervening years. We're going to need it.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Dec. 15
...sheer size of the units demanded a different approach than elsewhere in the nation. Alaska should insist that the terms of that compromise be honored, but it should also pick its battles judiciously.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Dec. 8
...Alaska's fund, fortunately, is not in trouble. It's healthy, and, when the fund is healthy, there is no reason to keep taxing Alaskans at the same rate just to continue to increase the account.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Dec. 3
...in Alaska's oil patch. On the latter score, Alaskans owe thanks to the Federal Trade Commission. -- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Dec. 8 Quotable ''The issue is, is the system appropriate and proper and constitutional? Or does it represent...
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