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The governor asked legislators to pass bills related to education, agriculture, home ownership, and the supply of natural gas for Southcentral Alaska
Our elected leaders need to talk truthfully about taxes.
Anchorage group working toward a ballot initiative
Juneau could lose out on $400,000 annually.
What’s happening today in the Legislature.
Now the oil tax debate in the Legislature can really start. The Republican-led Senate passed House Bill 111, this year’s oil tax credit legislation, Monday afternoon by a 14-5 vote alongcaucus lines. The Senate version of the bill ends the cashable tax credit “experiment,” Anchorage Republican Sen. Cathy Giessel said in thefloor debate, along with preventing companies producing oil in the state’s largest fields from using deductible credits to taketheir tax obligation below the 4 percent gross minimum tax. Read more… Continue reading
JUNEAU — The incoming speaker of the Alaska House, known as a level-headed moderate willing to work across party lines, faces major tests in leading… Continue reading
Sen. Bill Wielechowski knows the state needs to balance its budget. The Anchorage Democrat just wants to make sure that Alaskans’ Permanent Fund Dividend isn’t… Continue reading
Lauree Morton ended her 30-year career fighting sexual assault and domestic violence after a Nov. 18 meeting with Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan. “I was… Continue reading
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Alaska still has a bipartisan House Majority caucus, but it will be led by Democrats… Continue reading
The State of Alaska is continuing the process to sell up to $3.3 billion in pension obligation bonds after receiving mixed reviews from the major… Continue reading
FAIRBANKS (AP) — Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game commissioner has rejected calls from petitioners critical of the state’s predator control rules to change the… Continue reading
The case of Rep. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow, vs. Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and Director of Elections Josie Bahnke will start on Tuesday. Superior Court Judge… Continue reading