The move would punch more multi-million dollar holes in budgets along the TAPS route, but the biggest impacts would be felt by the North Slope Borough and Valdez.
The $30 tax would be levied on every Alaska worker—regardless of residency—and raise an estimated $13 million per year for school construction and maintenance.
Dunleavy cited Colorado as a shining example of requiring voter approval of taxes, but it’s also meant “an explosion in fees” and budgeting tricks by the state’s Legislature.
The future of new taxes in Alaska isn’t a matter of “if,” but a matter of “when.”
The example of a hypothetical factory looked roughly similar to the impact of the very real F-35s.
Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan voted along with every other available Republican senator to pass the GOP tax bill early Wednesday morning. The…
The Senate is expected to vote on the bill later tonight.
The bill’s expected to pass so here’s what to expect with taxes.
The budget still expects a smaller dividend at about $1,216.
A lot of “smart people” say the GOP’s hopes for economic growth are realistic.