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District O candidates square off

...direction. Both were asked how they would vote on Ballot Measure 1, the referendum to repeal Senate Bill 21, the oil and gas production tax. Micciche said to stay competitive with other oil and gas producing states something had to be done and Alaska's...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...on the university's Institute of Social and Economic Research website, as Web Note No. 17, "Alaska's Oil and Gas Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New."While the new tax law might impose higher taxes on companies in some years...
"Closer Look" at the More Alaska Production Act

...with opinions and arguments on just what the More Alaska Production Act, as SB 21 has become known which is the oil and gas production tax passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Parnell, will or won't accomplish. A petition to...
Seaton, Diament debate the issues

...first question asked the candidates if they were comfortable with ACES, Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share oil and gas production tax, or would they support change to a system based more on investment or production.Believing ACES to be "a...
Analysis: 2013 a pivotal year for oil and gas

...and declining, North Slope oil fields, the Legislature will consider once again a reform of the state's oil and gas production tax. Gov. Sean Parnell argues the tax is too high compared with other producing regions and is impeding the industry...
Energy issues to dominate 2010 legislative session

...controversial proposals that they voted for, like Palin's Alaska Gasline Inducement Act and her changes to the oil and gas production tax, may affect the outcomes of the open seasons. Other energy issues are high on the Legislature's priority...
90-day session hastens Legislature's work rate

...House Bill 308, Anchorage Republican Rep. Craig Johnson's bill that would roll the top tax rate in the state oil and gas production tax back to a level similar to what former Gov. Sarah Palin proposed in 2007. Palin's tax proposal was altered...
Crunch time in Juneau: With two weeks to go, tensions build in Capitol

...Some major legislative priorities appear to be falling by the wayside. An effort to reduce the tax rate in the oil and gas production tax appears already to be a casualty of the short 90-day session. Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, has sponsored...
Legislature to deal with hot issues this session

...days. Two hot issues at the top of the heap are coastal zone management and possible changes in the state's oil and gas production tax. Gov. Sean Parnell has said he will review the oil tax and suggest changes. Parnell appears willing to tweak...
Legislature opens hearings on oil tax

...legislators began hearings in Juneau Feb. 7 on legislation proposed by Gov. Sean Parnell to reduce the state's oil and gas production tax. Deliberations on the bill are expected to be protracted, and at times contentious, and last for much of the...


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