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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...
Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficit

...thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's long-term economic future led a three-year campaign to reform oil taxes to stop the decline of oil production.We spent an additional year defending against a referendum to repeal the new law...
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...
Lawmakers talk oil taxes, budget issues at forum

...this state, we'll continue to see that decline." Oil taxes were the main topic of conversation at a Wednesday of difficulty and amount of time it takes to change oil taxes in the state if they aren't working. "If students...
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...
Kurt Olson: Issues include gas line, oil taxes, health care

I am continually asked about several issues. Here are my thoughts about three of them: Gas Line After being involved with the gas line issue for 13 years, I feel confident we are on the right track.
Legislature gavels in

...which Walker said Alaska is expected to pay out $100 million more in oil and gas production credits than it takes in in oil taxes this year, Walker said he is not planning to reopen the oil tax debate.He said the credit issue may be addressed in...
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives was cut in half, the lowest gasoline tax in the nation was suspended, and vehicle registration fees were reduced. Oil taxes were just changed to preclude big surpluses if future oil prices spike so we cannot rely on balancing deficits with future...
With oil prices dropping, Walker stops spending on mega-projects

...fiscal year next June. But how long the savings last depends on the unstable price of oil and the rate of state spending. Oil taxes and royalties were expected to represent nearly 90 percent of Alaska's unrestricted general fund revenue this year...
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...


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