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Alaskans need to protect their rights

...records. Major decisions made in meetings between Governor Parnell and multinational oil companies are not public. ? Oil Tax legislation - Created secretly and not vetted by the legislature. FOR THE FIRST TIME The State Treasury is obligated to pay...
Business news

...or 283-7989.? The Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce will host a joint luncheon with a presentation on oil tax legislation with Bruce Tangeman, state deputy revenue commissioner, on Jan. 23 at noon at the Kenai Visitors Center. RSVP...
ACES battle looms

Sen. Tom Wagoner, a member of the Republican minority, said that the Senate's version of Gov. Sarah Palin's proposed oil and gas tax bill is taking a wrong path, and that differing opinions among members could erupt when the measure goes to a final vote.
Kohring should do the right thing and step down

...every dealing he has in an official capacity. The governor already is considering a special session to reconsider oil tax legislation that was passed when Kott, Weyhrauch and Kohring were in office supposedly selling their votes to VECO. That stigma...
Senate needs to eat its veggies

...headlines? Lately we've been accustomed to reading the words "stalled in the Senate." After all, that's where oil tax legislation and a number of other issues have been holed up for the last few months. Just what's going on with that body...
House District 29 Q and A

...has a good relationship with the Governor's office, the Speaker of the House not being a local representative, oil tax legislation is changed and the state has less revenue to support municipalities, our sport and commercial fishermen are not...
Almost a silent night: Soldotna council gets limited feedback on proposed ordinances

...also looking at federal funding for the crosswalk. Wagoner said he would be working on dipnet fishery issues and oil tax legislation. Last year's incentives for Cook Inlet development made for a development forecast that "looks promising anyway...
Let's hope the Legislature keeps moving forward

...were able to work together this week to pass new oil tax legislation. "The internal working dynamics are easier, of the shadow of corruption which tainted the oil tax legislation passed under the previous administration. Only time...
Cowdery needs to take just one more step: down

...conspiracy for scheming with VECO Corp. executives Bill Allen and Rick Smith to buy the vote of an un-named senator on oil tax legislation. The 78-year-old Republican lawmaker from Anchorage, who was indicted two weeks ago, says his health is the...


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