Refine Search

ACES is better for Alaskans I, on the other hand, have no vested interest in ACES or SB21, except for three years of effort in evaluating oil taxes. I have no reason to mislead anyone. Careful study reaches one conclusion-ACES is better for all Alaskans. The North...
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...Gara offered his view on how the state should deal with oil taxes if SB 21 is repealed and ACES is reinstated."We should...politics.Clark said because the state relies so heavily on oil taxes for its revenue Alaska has created a "de facto" partnership...
BP Exec: Alaska should change oil taxes

...short term and be scaled back in the long run. John Minge is in Juneau, making a pitch for more sweeping changes to oil taxes than the Senate has proposed. He spoke with The Associated Press Wednesday. Under the current tax structure, known...
Current fiscal policies limit choices on oil taxes

As I drive along the spur, north of Kenai, I see more signage going up stating "Vote No on 1." It seems small and medium size businesses understand who runs this State, Big Oil. Certainly our politicians understand. If the mega-oil companies do not get what they want they will pack their bags and leave. Many individuals believe these behemoths would never abandon Alaska. However, Corporations have only one fiduciary responsibility. It's all about making more money. And so they do. Rules and regulations ignored. Pay the fines as long as the profits continue. Just ask the big banks.
Voters have chance to weigh in on oil taxes

August 19th is your chance to "Have Your Say on the Oil Giveaway!" With all due respect, the $2 billion budget shortfall just ain't workin' out for me, so I'll be voting YES on Prop 1! Money talks and in this case it's speakin' up loud and clear!
Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

...that opposes the repeal of the tax cut.But Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, said he sees no connection between oil taxes and the gas line project. Wielechowski, a vocal critic of the current tax structure who supports the referendum, said...
The primary is a month away - make sure you're registered to vote

...ballot.Speaking of ballot measures, there is just one on the primary ballot, but it's a big one - the referendum on oil taxes. A yes vote repeals oil tax changes passed by the Legislature in 2013 in Senate Bill 21; a no vote leaves those changes...
Senator putting Alaskans first

...first. "Special interests" made it clear they were unhappy with the amendment, but the Senator stood tough. Alaska oil taxes are complicated. Most people do not have the time, experience or background to understand them completely. Mr. Simmons...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...the Alaska Senate broke into an impromptu debate over oil taxes Monday.Sen. Cathy Giessel sparked the discussion in...the new system will never capture windfall profits when oil taxes spike as the state did under the old system, he said...
Budget, oil taxes on legislative agenda this week

...budgets, and bills dealing with oil taxes, a liquefied natural gas trucking...introduced bills this session to cut oil taxes and advance a plan to bring gas and...things to watch for this week: ? OIL TAXES: House Resources is starting to...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback