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House Republicans signal independence on oil tax, budget

Juneau Empire -- Pruitt: Parnell's tax proposal 'great starting point'
Posted: January 18, 2013 - 5:35pm

By MARK D. MILLER
JUNEAU EMPIRE

House Republicans indicated in a House majority caucus press conference Friday morning that they may make changes to the oil tax reform proposal and fiscal year 2014 budget submitted by Republican Gov. Sean Parnell for the Alaska State Legislature’s consideration.

Speaking about the oil production tax bill at the start of the press availability, House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, said he thinks the majority will “make sure that we do our part and spend the time on it that is necessary.”

“We’ll be hearing a lot of conversation, of course, about the governor’s tax bill,” Pruitt said. “I just want to make sure that the public understands we’re going to do


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Politics.
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Who cares?
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Rather than taxing the hell out of everyone here, why won't they make the corporations that operate from tax havens but do almost their business here pay their share? Oh, I forgot: it's called kickbacks!
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There should be export tariffs for oil base products being sent offshore.
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More talk followed by ...?
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yeah and where is the revenue going to be made up?
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Get the hog ready to fill the pork barrels...
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Alaska's revenue cow.
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they need to leave it alone
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Time will Tell.
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ok
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 12:01:06 AM

Wanna bet there's a couple of Alaskan politicians that are going to have really nice high paying jobs working for one of the "Big Three" oil companies??
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ok
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i hope for the best.
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Topics like this to me are generally talked about for quite awhile if/or before something is done about them.
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Tax the S### out of the POOR and Give the Greedy Bas@@@@@s of the Oil Companies TAX BREAKS? HOLY CRAP! When in the 4377 do the Working men and women get THEIR TAX BREAKS????????
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Lets see.
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Repeal the Jones Act, if you want to help us.
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We will see
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what does it matter Harry blocks the senate from doing anything
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Wish I lived in Alaska so the oil companies could pay me.
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Time will tell the truth.
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Really?
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Always something....................
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gas $2 yet?
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Are they serious...
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Just do it right, OK.
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Good for Alaska, now how about DC?
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Both sies of the aisle do nothing but lie
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sure
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 11:29:34 PM


“The Congressional menagarie [sic] can't decide on anything.”

Ummmm, in this case we’re talking about the Alaska legislature, not Congress.
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We'll see!!
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We will have to wait & see what they do.
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Only time will tell.

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This should be interesting
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Time will tell what they decide as we all move on.
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Sounds more like political smoke and mirrors. Time will tell how much back-pedalling will be done regarding this bill.
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The Congressional menagarie can't decide on anything.
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Alaskan political intrigue.

zzz.
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Politics.
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Huh
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Wait and see also
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What? Politicians reading/understanding the contents of a bill before passing it? What would Pelosi and Reid think about that on the national level?
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Whatever.
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Next we'll hear about the oil well problems.
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Hmmm...
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We'll see what happens.
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Whatever.
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Politics again.
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Republican fighting Republican? Ronald Reagan must be spinning in his grave.
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