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Knopp: Local service a good way to learn the issues Speaker of the House . * Oil prices decline, production in TAPS continue to decline and a change in the oil & gas tax structure all of which will result in less revenue for the state. * A future Borough Mayor who does not have legislative experience...
Olson: We don't have to spend everything

...the much louder issues facing the state. Monetizing the state's natural gas resources and redressing the oil and gas tax structure top the list for what Olson sees as the biggest issues facing the state in the dawning decade. When it comes to...
Waisanen: Everybody should have a choice

...into the fund, we'd like to see it keep growing." He's also not opposed to revisiting the state's oil and gas tax structure. He said that he initially felt that the 3-year-old Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share tax was working, however...
Olson: Difficult votes proved to be right votes

...difficult, but I feel they were the right votes. I expect we will be addressing corrections to the current oil and gas tax structure in the upcoming session. The changes we make will build on the concepts we proposed at the beginning of the process...
Micciche talks issues at Homer meeting

...spending," he said. "We've got some tough choices to make most likely." ? SB 21, changing the oil and gas tax structure: "I think we have enough votes to do something stupid. My job is to make sure we don't," he said. "If it's...
Special session looms

...the Legislature convenes in Juneau to discuss Gov. Sarah Palin's proposals for revising the state's oil and gas tax structure, lawmakers from the Kenai Peninsula were expressing reservations about how much can be accomplished in such a short...
State seeks oil taxes consultant

...economic analysis. The consultant will be asked, among other things, to identify issues with the current oil and gas tax structure that might limit industry investment in the state and to make recommendations for improving the existing system...
Election results will hit home: Proposition B among issues of importance to Peninsula

...funding for education, construction of a gas line from the slope to tidewater and revisiting the state's oil and gas tax structure. By far, however, he said his biggest task, if reelected for another two years, would be the gas line. His...
Wasting the years away: Best prospect for in-state gas still producers' highway route cost overruns and changes in the world price of gas, the state of Alaska would provide certainty regarding the gas tax structure over the amortization period. My administration achieved commercial alignment by agreeing to share risk in the form...


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