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Voices of the Peninsula: Parnell has natural gas pipeline on the right track

...He's worked with members of the Legislature and myself to truly advance Alaska's interests. Work on a gasline, on oil taxes, on Cook Inlet reform, and on Pt Thomson is putting thousands of Alaskans to work.This is the route I choose for Alaska...
Voices of Alaska: Parnell shows strong support for higher education

...myself, what is the candidate's promise and what is the evidence that he can deliver on an issue of importance to me? Oil taxes, gas lines, health care, and budgets are clearly important issues worthy of extensive coverage and debate. For me...
Walker would take Alaska back to failure

...past. Your vote can keep Alaska's oil tax working for the good of us all - and...and a bright future by voting to let oil tax reform work. One glance out the window...million in projects they would do if oil tax reform was retained. Another $60...
North Slope crude prices down since July

...More Alaska Production Act upheld by voters in the Aug. 19 primary, than they would have been under the previous state oil tax, known as ACES."We are much better protected under MAPA than we would have been at these oil prices," Rodell said...
Rhetoric paints inaccurate picture of local education system

...that the Kenai's residents are gouged by tax payments for schools. This is also without merit. With the state using oil taxes to pay for about 2/3rds of our school district's expenses, it is clear that local residents do not have to foot that...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...planned for the North Slope and for new investment promised to Alaskans."BP, Exxon and ConocoPhillips all advocated the oil-tax cuts approved by state lawmakers in 2013 as a way to encourage new investment and additional production. The state relies...
Thank you for voting - now, keep up the good work

...not affiliated with a political party, this year's August ballot included a measure - the referendum on the state's oil tax structure - that has the potential to impact the state for decades to come. After a few election cycles with voter turnout...
What others say: Low voter turnout speaks ill of residents' commitment to solutions

...the radio in the months leading up to Tuesday's primary election, one would have been hard pressed to forget about the oil tax issue raised by Ballot Measure 1. But looking over turnout statistics from across the state, one would never guess that...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...state-level politics since resigning in 2009 and becoming a paid contributor for Fox News, re-emerged to support an oil tax referendum that also is on the ballot - if successful, it would restore the tax system she championed as governor - and...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...repeal Senate Bill 21, which was passed by lawmakers in 2013, replacing Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share or ACES oil tax structure and a no vote would let SB 21 stand. Tuesday night, the measure was too close to call. "(Measure No. 1...


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