Over the years I've read many of the reports written for the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). In May, ISER published the report funded by Northrim Bank and written by Dr.
Only three legs support the Alaska economy: oil, the federal government and everything else. That's why oil tax reform is an Alaska problem, not an oil company problem. Oil companies can invest anywhere in the world, and they do.
Scott Goldsmith, the University of Alaska's venerated senior economist, has stepped into the political snake pit of the oil tax repeal debate.
JUNEAU (AP) - State officials say Alaska's record pink salmon harvest in 2013 could create a market glut that will drive prices down for several years.
Last fiscal year, Central Peninsula Hospital saw a 17 percent uptick in uncompensated care - totaling $19 million - more than doubling the amount of annual care written off as bad debt since the beginning of the Great Recession; and a jump of $6.5 million since 2011.
A May 2013 report commissioned by the Pebble Limited Partnership indicates that the proposed Pebble Mine would have a substantial effect on Alaska's economy. The partnership considers the Pebble deposit to be one of the largest of its kind in the world.
JUNEAU - The Senate version of the state operating budget includes language that proposes having the lieutenant governor stay at a state-run historic site while in Juneau.
Around Alaska, new health care projects are at every stage of construction, from breaking ground to opening doors.
1. What will be your top legislative priorities during the upcoming session? Ron Devon: Gas line to Nikiski: A Nikiski line will create good paying jobs that can support a family.
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