An honor to work with great Alaskans on Ballot Measure 1

2020-10-27T17:24:57-08:00October 27th, 2020|

I want Alaskans to know about the kind of people I've had the pleasure of working with over the last year and a half as our little group of Alaskans worked to give you the opportunity to vote on whether or not we receive a Fair Share of Alaska's oil- [Read More...]

Restore fiscal sanity, vote yes on Ballot Measure 1

2020-10-09T13:45:50-08:00October 9th, 2020|

Do not listen to the same broken promises and expect the future to be different. The recent article by Rep. Jason Grenn requires rebuttal. Grenn’s comprehension of the Fair Share Act — Ballot Measure 1 — is so awful that his piece was a gross disservice to the Clarion readers. [Read More...]

Detailed Modeling Compares Existing Production Taxes with Alaska’s Fair Share Act

2020-10-07T09:33:10-08:00October 6th, 2020|

Detailed Modeling by Former Tax Director of the Department of Revenue Compares Existing Production Taxes Under Senate Bill 21 with Ballot Measure 1 The comparison reveals the State has paid and owes more in cashable credits than it has received in production taxes under SB21. It also reveals permitting unrelated costs [Read More...]

Ballot Measure 1 means jobs

2020-10-06T08:46:02-08:00October 6th, 2020|

Ballot Measure 1 (the Fair Share Act) amends the current production tax regime created under Senate Bill 21 (SB21) to make it fairer and more transparent for Alaskans. The major Texas-based producers and their surrogates who fashioned SB21 will say anything to keep Alaskans from amending SB21 and getting a fair [Read More...]

How much did SB21 Cost Alaska?

2020-07-02T15:11:34-08:00June 30th, 2020|

Under SB21, Alaskans’ share has been anything but fair. SB21 has made a bad situation unbearable through providing artificially low production tax rates and unnecessary tax credits for our three largest and most profitable oil fields. Alaskans simply cannot afford to continue giving away billions of dollars in corporate [Read More...]

How Unjustifiable Tax Breaks Take Funds Away from Schools, Seniors & What Alaskans Believe In

2020-06-09T16:45:26-08:00June 4th, 2020|

~ By Les Gara June 4, 2020 I believe in an Alaska we want to live in, not leave. And that’s why fair oil reform, by removing excessive oil company tax breaks on our three most profitable, largest oil fields needs to be part of a solution to Alaska’s [Read More...]

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