The campaign filings for the groups supporting and opposing the Ballot Measure 1 oil tax initiative tells a story that we’re all familiar with: The industry-backed anti-tax group has a tremendous cash advantage with nearly fifteen times the money raised by the pro-tax group.
The judge says an order on the whether to put a halt to the expanded portion of the state-run COVID-19 business relief program will be out by tomorrow.
The court says Meyer, a former oil company employee, prepared an improperly skewed summary of an initiative to raise taxes on oil companies.
The backers of a ballot initiative to hike oil and gas taxes on large, legacy fields in Alaska announced last week that it had launched…
The move acknowledges what will be a very ugly year or two for oil production.
The COVID-19 pandemic has served as yet another reminder of the precarious position Alaska is in with limited infrastructure on everything from the capacity of the health care system to delivery of goods and digital connectivity.
The decision to lift the 2014 protections on Bristol Bay amounted to an unreviewable enforcement decision, the court ruled.
Oil prices dropping below $20 a barrel doesn’t help, either.
Opposition to the transfer of funds was fiercely opposed in public testimony but the board moved ahead, dismissing concerns raised.
Senators voted against closing debate on the bill during a stalemate over floor amendments, sending the bill into uncertainty. Murkowski hoped it would prove small-scale nuclear reactors would work for Alaska.