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Both sides should be watching for effects of oil tax change

...rejecting a referendum to repeal the oil tax law passed by the Legislature in 2013.While interpreting voters' intent in any given...the effects of the legislation. In fact, for those in the Legislature and the administration, that's what we elected or hired...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-23/both-sides-should-be-watching-for
Opinion
Send SB 21 back for a rewrite

...deserves better. We deserve better. We deserve not to be left holding the bag of interminable debt. Sending SB21 back to the legislature for a rewrite so that Alaska gets a fair and equitable share of our resource money will not make the oil companies go away...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-16/send-sb-21-back-for-a-rew
Letters
Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

...correctly, French said, the voters have to repeal "the giveaway" and make changes under the ACES structure."Send the Legislature back to work," he said. "They'll come up with a better deal this time."Kaylee Osowski can be reached at kaylee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-17/locals-hear-both-sides-of-measure-no
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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...he would aggressively lead the fight to develop Alaska's resources. In announcing his candidacy last year, he said the Legislature's passage of Senate bill 21, which created the new oil tax system, played a role in his decision to seek office since...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/gubernatorial-races-low-key-for-prim
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Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...looking at area candidates for the Alaska Legislature. The battle for Senate District O will...senator for a seat in the state's Legislature in 2012. Challenger Eric Treider has...privileged."Micciche said the 29th Legislature would have to draw a line between essential...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/micciche-treider-face-off-for-senate
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Olson: Work in Juneau has state moving forward

...and site development for the new LNG terminal. The 28th Legislature was a success. We continued to adequately fund education...individuals.Issues that I will be working on in the 29th Legislature will be on track with my past promises. It is imperative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-13/olson-work-in-juneau-has-state-mo
Opinion
For Big Oil, the end justifies the means

...to 1 to preserve their windfall tax cut that was delivered to them in part by some of their own employees who sit in the legislature. If they buy the election by "educating Alaskans" their already impressive profits will become even more impressive while...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-11/for-big-oil-the-end-justi
Letters
LNG review board holds first meeting

...we're going to have to wait and see as things go along and what happens when legislation is actually introduced before the legislature, but at least I feel like we'll have an opportunity to provide input into the process and certainly during our meetings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/lng-review-board-holds-first-meeting
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Micciche: People before politics in District O

...better roads; while always focusing on quality, more cost-effective, essential state services.My priorities in the Legislature can be divided into four key areas; ? sustainable levels of government revenue, ? the reduction of spending to sustainable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-14/micciche-people-before-politics-i
Opinion
'Pumping for profit' is exploitation

...generally conservative and often downright disdainful of government regulations - might soon welcome state intervention. The legislature soon will consider bills for establishing state guidelines if not rules. Besides, they might not have a choice.A recent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-10/pumping-for-profit-is-exploitatio
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