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Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...continuing with government budgetary restraints, initiating "taxes impacting individual Alaskans," altering oil and gas taxes and credits, and "strategic" use of state assets. In response to a question, Hoffbeck told the chamber audience that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-23/time-for-alaskans-to-engage-in-bu
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State looks for budget input

...individual Alaskans," altering oil and gas taxes and credits, and "strategic" use...on the state's assets, oil and gas taxes and credits, and potential tax initiatives...Whenever you look at oil and gas taxes and tax credits being taken away...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-21/alaskas-budget-deficit-to-be-address
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What others say: Walker pulls rug from under explorers

...warning.And some folks - like the governor - wonder why the major Slope producers are making fiscal certainty on oil and gas taxes the keystone of any decision to proceed with the Alaska LNG Project.- Alaska Journal of Commerce, July 1

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-05/what-others-say-walker-pulls-rug-
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Walker reduces amount available for oil tax credits

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker is limiting the amount available to pay for oil and gas tax credits this fiscal year, saying Wednesday that no sector of the state would be untouched by Alaska's current budget situation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-01/walker-reduces-amount-available-for-
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Resource committees hold hearing on peninsula

...hearing: Overview of Alaska's oil and gas tax credits regime, held at the Kenai...Revenue II) Presentation on Oil and Gas Tax Credits by Enalytica III) Presentations...businesses participating in the oil and gas tax credit program a. Caelus Energy b...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/resource-committees-hold-hearing-on-
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Op-ed: The O'Malley Factor

...percent. He raised the sales tax from 5 to 6 percent, increased taxes on beer, wine and spirits by 50 percent, raised the gas tax by 20 cents over four years, almost doubling the rate from 23.5 cents, doubled the cigarette tax from $1 to $2 a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-01/op-ed-the-omalley-factor
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Voices of Alaska: State's financial dialogue must continue

...operating losses with less than 20 percent going toward exploration.Money for the repurchase of credits comes from an oil and gas tax credit fund. A formula establishes how much money is appropriated to the fund each year. This year, that amount would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-14/voices-of-alaska-states-financial
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Alaska residents rank 3 state services as low priority

...people to consider, including income taxes, sales taxes, using the Permanent Fund as an endowment, reviewing oil and gas taxes and considering a state lottery.Cuts and fiscal restraint will be critical but cutting down to a sustainable budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-07/alaska-residents-rank-3-state-servic
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Legislative Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...have to cut $1 billion from programs like Medicaid, education, debt service, retirement system payments and oil and gas tax credits - plus eliminate agencies and non-formula programs, Teal's division wrote in a report earlier this year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/legislative-finance-director-paints-
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Alaska House advances operating budget with broad cuts

...Medicaid expansion that had been stripped by the House Finance Committee, an attempt to limit the money available for oil and gas tax credits in the coming year and a bid to add back early childhood education funding. The House began debating the bill...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-13/alaska-house-advances-operating-budg
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