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Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...August Primary. About 70 percent of the voters in District O voted in support of the bill.Despite the drop in the price of oil, SB 21 included a 35 percent base tax, the highest in Alaska history. It raised the state revenue from what it would have been under...
Seaton: Vote yes on Ballot Measure 1

...Measure 1?There is only one chance to repeal SB 21. New laws can only be repealed at the first general election following passage. SB 21 is unfair to Alaskans. Passage of Ballot...competition for our oil?The unspoken agenda of SB 21 was "Basin Control". Basin Control...
Trust fellow Alaskans on Prop 1

For those stealing the Vote Yes on Prop 1 signs as well as the signs of candidates who support the repeal of SB 21, not only is it unpatriotic, it is also anti-democratic. It will not deter us; it will only make us more determined to...
Les Gara: SB 21 contains troubling provision

...lowers the tax rate on oil companies from SB 21's reduced 27% effective rate on vote on repealing this law in August. SB 21 is a pathway to underfunded schools...and others - for speaking up. Repealing SB 21 will tell legislators to write a law...
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...known as Senate Bill 21, or "no" to keep SB 21 in place.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage...movement against Gov. Sean Parnell's SB 21, and Juneau natural resources attorney...debate.Gara opened his remarks by calling SB 21, which lowered the state's take of...
What others say: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...petition drive and campaign asserting that SB 21 was a "$2 billion giveaway" to industry...deficit of more than $300 million before SB 21 took effect this past Jan. 1.It is...Goldsmith released a report that showed ACES and SB 21 bring in roughly the same revenue for...
Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

...Industry Alliance, who represented the vote to keep SB 21 in place. In 2013, lawmakers implemented SB 21, which replaced Alaska's Clear and Equitable...thinks some legislators involved in the passage of SB 21 would now like to change their votes."We...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...oil tax structure and a no vote would let SB 21 stand. Tuesday night, the measure was...blank check" to the oil companies with SB 21 is not OK. He said he thought the 2007, was a good tax structure but if SB 21 is repealed, he thinks lawmakers will...
Send SB 21 back for a rewrite

I am a life-long Alaskan (72 years), I am finally jumping in to the debate over SB21 . that I do so now is due to a sickening sense that folks are more concerned about jobs and 'now' than they are about what I see down the road .
Give SB 21 a chance to work

I have lived in Alaska for many decades and raised my family here. Today, I am watching my grandkids prepare to go away to college and my hope is that when their education journey comes to an end, that Alaska can entice them back with good paying jobs. With this upcoming oil tax vote, my fear is there will be no jobs if SB21 is repealed. The new oil tax law is working and I would like to see it continue to work for Alaskans now, as well as into the future - so my grandkids know they can always come home. I am voting No on 1 on August 19th and would encourage Alaskans to do the same.


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