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Oil tax vote too close to call

...Votes in favor of Ballot Measure 1, which would repeal a production tax approved by lawmakers in 2013, were leading by a narrow margin. Republican lawmakers approved the revised tax system at the urging of Gov. Sean Parnell. Senate Bill 21...

...people who live in the area.A Yazidi lawmaker on Saturday cited the mass killing in...the mountains," he said.A Yazidi lawmaker, a Kurdish security official and an...posting grisly photos online.Yazidi lawmaker Mahma Khalil said the Yazidis in Kocho...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...referendum would repeal Senate Bill 21, which was passed by lawmakers in 2013, replacing Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share or...a good tax structure but if SB 21 is repealed, he thinks lawmakers will rewrite ACES to give too much to oil companies. Stan...
Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call

...voted yes. Both measures were flawed, he said, but state lawmakers have a higher probability of adjusting ACES than Parnell's...Bill Fell also voted yes. Like Kohlstedt, he said state lawmakers could make adjustments to ACES. They're not likely to change...
Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

...said Peter Christensen, a longtime friend who volunteers as his campaign manager.Andrew Halcro, a former Republican state lawmaker, said the personal approach to elections is endearing to a lot of people."But endearing doesn't win you elections...
Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

...Logan, general manager of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, who represented the vote to keep SB 21 in place. In 2013, lawmakers implemented SB 21, which replaced Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share, or ACES, oil tax structure that was passed in 2007...
APOC approves advisory opinion on ballot measures advisory opinion that found that lawmakers can use state resources, like their...oppose an initiative was related to lawmakers' duties.But the advisory opinion said that in the future when lawmakers use state resources to take such positions...
Draft: Lawmakers can tout position on referendum

...earlier this year, noted lawmakers often are asked to take...emails concerning a lawmaker's position on an initiative...commission regarding lawmakers expressing their opinions...of the funds and the lawmaker's legislative address...future activities, since lawmakers "may have been lulled...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

...for three months, and then you try to piece the candidate back together before the general," said former Republican state lawmaker Andrew Halcro.In some ways, the same schisms dividing the party establishment and tea party supporters in the Lower 48 are...
District O candidates square off

...I love my job." Treider said his top legislative priority if elected would be to propose a rule change that would allow lawmakers to abstain from voting on matters with a perceived conflict of interest. Treider has been critical of Micciche's voting...


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