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Legislature gavels in

...overreact.Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said the oil tax system is out of balance, but he's not planning an oil tax bill this session. "I guess it's a political balancing act of when and if the administration wants to deal with it...
New Juneau worry: How much cash for capital budget?

...In other developments the Senate's special in-state TAPS flow committee continued hearings on the governor's oil tax bill, Senate Bill 23. Mike Pawlowski, petroleum fiscal systems advisor for the Department of Revenue, described the interplay...
Senate unveils oil tax bill

...with a number of issues - including Chenault's gas line bill - still in process.Additional work will be done on the oil tax bill, with Senate Resources having meetings scheduled next week and Senate Finance expected to do more of the heavy lifting...
Oil taxes on agenda as Legislature enters last scheduled weekend by Sunday, the final scheduled day. But that assumes the Senate agrees to any changes made by the House to the oil tax bill, SB21, the House recedes from its changes or an agreement on the bill is reached by then in a conference committee...
Minority Democrats plan referendum on oil tax bill

JUNEAU - Minority Democrats, outraged by the passage of a multibillion-dollar oil tax cut, said Monday they plan to support an effort to try to overturn the measure.
Parnell signs oil tax, gasline bills

...including state Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, gathered outside the venue in Anchorage where Parnell signed the oil tax bill and legislation related to permitting and a gas line project."I think people sense the horrific result this is going...
Democrats make oil tax pitch

...French, D-Anchorage, said he thinks some of the Democrats' ideas will get a closer look as lawmakers work on an oil tax bill.Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the administration is pleased the Democrats "agree there is a problem with...
Oil taxes on the docket this week

...Wednesday.The discussion will include twice-daily meetings by the Senate Finance Committee, as it digs into the oil tax bill, and continued testimony on a measure that would define "medically necessary" abortions.After hump day, things...
Budget, oil taxes on legislative agenda this week

...limit growth of state government amid concerns about declining oil production. There is recognition, too, that if the oil tax bill passes, it will mean less money for lawmakers to work with next fiscal year. Parnell has said the state will be able...
Hook-a-Kid-on-Golf has another great run at Birch Ridge on each hole to putt with! Using a 6-iron on early June greens in Alaska is every bit as tough as passing an oil tax bill but Mike proved up to the challenge. Chenault posted an incredible 32 gross! Wow. That's a damn good round under...


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