Alaska Losing $1.5 Billion
Per Year On New Oil Tax...
By Charlotte Tanner
July 24, 2007
It burns me up that our former Governor, Murkowski, and I am
sure his daughter Lisa, and our other Politicians have made out
like the bandits that they are, from the oil industry.
While my daughter who just graduated from college and has taken
out Alaska Student Loans every year, was immediately told to
"pay up". In a state as rich as this, I certainly
would wish that the Politicians could see it in their greedy
little hearts, to share some of the wealth with Alaska's students.
Received July 22, 2007 - Published
July 24, 2007
About: " Longtime Alaska
resident, currently serving as an Americorps volunteer in Louisville,
KY. Have one child graduated from college with an Alaska State
Loan, another is a Junior in College, both have had KIC scholarships."
Alaska Losing $1.5 Billion Per Year
On New Oil Tax Say Expert Documents - Friday three legislators shared with the public
several documents demonstrating how Alaska is being short changed
under the current oil tax structure. The net profits tax that
was passed under the cloud of corruption is costing the state
billions according to information from experts hired by the state
during last year's oil tax debate. As the state considers a special
session to fix Alaska's broken oil tax system, debate is centering
on whether last year's law is fair to Alaskans. The attached
expert documents and information in the state's possession indicate
Alaskans are being shortchanged by roughly $1.2 to $2 billion
each year. - More...
Saturday - July 21, 2007
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