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What others say: Cut state travel

...give states influence on national policy.The trip comes in the midst of state budget cuts as a result of declining oil revenue. Cuts reached $400 million this year, and higher reductions are anticipated in the future.This all goes to say...
Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...devastating to polar bears, walruses, seals and other wildlife.Shell persisted in hopes of finding a big new source of oil revenue and establishing expertise and a presence in the Arctic, which geologists estimate holds a quarter of the world's...
Governor: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...developed a state government that is largely funded by oil revenues from state and federal lands. Traditionally, states...legislation in 1975 in order for Alaska to receive much needed oil revenue prior to construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline...
Gas pipeline is focus of Alaska special session

...are not developed.His office said former Gov. Bill Egan in 1975 signed a similar bill to allow the state to collect oil revenue before the trans-Alaska pipeline was built.Walker couldn't accept a scenario in which a company keeps its gas...
Voices of the Peninsula: Permanent Fund earnings should be part of budget solution

...amendment argued the fund would generate investment income to help meet the state's needs and provide public services when oil revenues could no longer carry the load. They argued that directing a portion of the anticipated oil wealth into a protected...
Governor plans to call for company buy-out in gas project

...mega-project, which Walker called the state's "strongest get-well option fiscally." Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to pay for state government and is facing large deficits amid low oil prices. It is using savings to help balance its...
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

...Alaskans, though, the issue comes down to dollars and cents. Both the state government and its residents rely deeply on oil revenues to stay afloat, and falling oil prices have already created a serious budget deficit.Brian Deese, Obama's senior...
Voices of Alaska: Don't let fear lead to bad decisions

...without redefining entitlements. We also cannot hope to impose enough taxes to avoid the reforms that WILL happen as oil revenues decline. Don't let fear cause you to accept taxes and cuts that will ultimately make things worse. Don't be snookered...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in AKLNG

...finances and large budget deficits due to a sharp drop in oil revenues. "For the state, the financing issues with this are...Alaska's Permanent Fund is a state savings fund of oil revenues, and now exceeds $55 billion in value. Tapping the...
Obama keeps his promise on carbon

...elevated the American lifestyle, he should have launched a campaign to deprive terrorists and Islamic fundamentalists of oil revenue. Instead of picking the controversial "climate change" horse to ride roughshod over Congress and a skeptical public...


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