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Gov. Walker says he's haunted by savings draw-down rate

...anything specific in mind.The governor also said he has asked Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck to look at different types of...Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, has said other sources of revenue, including possibly taxes, should be part of the budget conversation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-24/gov-walker-says-hes-haunted-by-savin
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What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...delivery.From a statewide perspective, the massive decline in revenue resulting from the oil price slump underscores more than ever...replacement for at least a substantial fraction of the lost revenue as oil production declines. Such a pipeline will require a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-25/what-others-say-staying-focused-o
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Congress not looking out for rural communities

...years, the federal government shared revenue from its timber harvests, but when those...especially in a state so dependent on revenue from natural resources. It is frustrating...Peninsula Borough may have a more diverse revenue stream than its hyper-rural counterparts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/congress-not-looking-out-for-rura
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Soldotna to vote on charter commission

...exercise. Many candidates have cited concerns about the city's revenue sources as a reason for pursuing a seat on the charter commission...winter season, which is nearly 90 percent of Soldotna's revenue during those months. Soldotna services over 25,000 people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22
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Voices of Alaska: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...situation possible? The Alaska Department of Revenue projects the state will pay $625 million...that from $524 million in production tax revenue, and we're about $100 million in the...been our biggest source of unrestricted revenue. I have learned these bitter facts over...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-08/voices-of-alaska-the-hard-truth-a
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Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...than half.Alaska heavily relies on oil revenue to fund the cost of state government...drastically cut spending this year or raise new revenue. But Knapp said the longer it takes for...next best hope for any significant new revenue. That project is years away from production...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...in the analysis phase right now."According to the state Revenue Department, oil and gas production taxes yielded $2.6 billion...what has traditionally been our biggest source of unrestricted revenue.""I have learned these bitter facts over the past few weeks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-08/gov-unsustainable-for-tax-breaks-to-
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What others say: Oil prices and spirit

...from low prices and production of oil - the state's primary revenue source - our elected officials soon will be developing the...economic stability and future if state budget reductions and revenue enhancement aren't handled well. Given the magnitude of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-21/what-others-say-oil-prices-and-sp
Opinion

...such as surveys of the military and shared-housing facilities, Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend applications and Internal Revenue Service records, Hunsinger said.Natural increases come from more births than deaths. Migration was evident in the Fairbanks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18-0
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Legislature gavels in

...vital services.Many lawmakers see the next best hope for new revenue in this oil-dependent state to be a major liquefied natural...to make adjustments, the harder it will be, he said. The revenue issue will become more emotional as budget cuts are made...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/legislature-gavels-in
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