House creates task force on education

Goals include how best to fund education in Alaska and how to measure accountability for results derived More information on task force as well as contact information for House Education Committee Chair Lynn Gattis Goals of the task force include: determining the adequacy and appropriate use of current and future public funding; finding alternative methods […]

Senate Passes Governor’s Oil Tax Bill

The Alaska Senate on Wednesday passed the Governor’s oil & gas tax bill. Senate Bill 21 was approved 11 to 9.   Here is the link to a 16 page pdf with details on what SB 21 does. The material was provided by the Senate Majority Press Office. Here is the link to a 16 […]

Change oil tax or not…or what?

An assortment of resources to help you understand the current Oil Tax bills and why they matter.   Your opinion counts and Alaska legislators want to hear what you think about the oil tax issues. Click here for a Contact List for Alaska Legislators, including Toll-Free Numbers.  This graphic of how Alaska North Slope Oil […]

How the Sequester affects Alaska

From the White House website, whitehouse.gov.   ALASKA IMPACTS Click above to see the full list for Alaska.   Now that sequestration has taken  effect, some examples of the impacts on Alaska this year alone are: We’ve got a special page of the projected cuts in Alaska. Just click the red link above or the […]

New Gaslines and Alaska Hire

  How to ensure that Alaskans get the jobs created by the new gasline construction. Part 1) TLHR Feb 20 Wed Alaska Hire on Oil Gas Projects Alaska’s looking to build several major gaslines and other oil-related projects. One challenge facing the Alaska Legislature is how to ensure that as many jobs as possible go […]