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Op-ed: Repeal and replace the giveaway

...giveaway is that the state will lose billions of dollars. A former Department of Revenue official from the Murkowski administration has said this giveaway "just simply doesn't pencil out." It is a fact that there is not one thing in this...
Voters can clear confusion

...stance on Pebble and slow to enact positive changes that are needed to raise the bar that was lowered by the Murkowski administration. Now she has shown her hand. Furthermore, if Alaska has a world-class system in place for natural resource...
Reader: Standing alone tough to do

...a piece of legislation introduced under the Murkowski administration called the percent of market value plan Recognizing this and the boldness of the Murkowski administration, it was easy for me to stand alone and stuff...
Rare license plate finds a home at Kenai Vet Center

...plate appeared several years ago when Bannock first took up his duties as DMV director and was then given to the Murkowski administration with the intention of using the collector?s plate for a special commemorative or presentation. Bannock says...
Reader: Why would we want to repeat disaster?

...interesting to note that at the same time Northern Dynasty was broadcasting the good news of the Pebble find, the Murkowski administration became simultaneously interested in changing our mixing zone rules to allow waste from industry into previously...
Voices of Alaska: Oil tax needs to be competitive

...decreasing -- and no wonder. Alaska was in the mid-range of oil tax regimes for competitiveness under the Murkowski Administration, but enacted the highest marginal tax rate in the world under Gov. Sarah Palin. This is demonstrated by the...
ACES hearings to begin Friday

...was developed after a Department of Revenue review of the performance of the PPT showed revenues from the Murkowski administration's revamp of the state's oil and gas taxing regime will fall hundreds of millions of dollars short of expectations...
A step in the right direction: Legislature needs to pass bill before Pebble Mine moves on way in which the Murkowski administration stacked the deck in favor...obtain permits. Another Murkowski administration initiative that stacked...Legislature to undo these Murkowski Administration innovations. I have introduced...
Legislature will open healthy dialogue on oil taxes

...This type of net profits tax is still fairly new in Alaska. In 2006 the North Slope producers persuaded the Murkowski administration to propose a net profits tax as a part of their gas pipeline negotiations. The new tax was passed in 2006 and...
Opportunity is knocking: Alaska salmon need protection from mixing-zone loophole

...Administration to return trust and legitimacy to this once-proud program. But the most glaring rollback from the Murkowski Administration remains the loophole that allows polluting "mixing zones" in Alaska's prized salmon spawning areas. Mixing...


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