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2 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Alaska voters get their say in state's oil tax system

Voting ended on Tuesday evening in an Alaska primary election that in part will decide whether to repeal or uphold a new law that cuts taxes on oil production and is worth up to $1 billion a year to companies such as Conoco Phillips, BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. If voters repeal the eight-month-old tax reduction ushered in by Governor Sean Parnell, ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

News Guide: Primary election highlights

Three Republican challengers have waged contentious campaigns in Alaska to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.

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Yesterday | APRN

In Wake Of a oeEducation Session,a Democrats Run Teacher Candidates

On top of the Republican Senate primary and the oil tax referendum, there's one more competitive race on tomorrow's ballot - the contest for the Democrats' lieutenant governor nominee.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 18, 2014

The Primary Election is tomorrow, and the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are scrambling for high profile endorsements.

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Christian Science Monitor

On Alaska's oil tax referendum, Palin joins with liberals

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is criticizing the flat-tax for the oil industry, which replaced her sliding-scale tax system.

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Anchorage Daily News

In busy election season, People Mover sees bump in advertising dollars

It's a busy election season, and for Anchorage's bus system, that means booming business in the advertising department.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as "Right to Mush" state

On Monday Parnell signed a resolution "recognizing, honoring, supporting, and encouraging support for dog mushing and dog mushers" in Alaska.

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Peninsula Clarion

Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

On Tuesday, Alaskans will have a say in the state's oil tax structure with a yes vote to repeal Senate Bill 21 or no vote to approve the law.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Soldotna, AK, Kenai, AK, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Click Bishop: 'If voting No doesn't work, I'll lead the charge for changes'

OPINION: When I cast my key Senate vote in favor of SB 21, I had to take a leap of faith.

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Peninsula Clarion

Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

Leading into Tuesday's primary, Alaska's gubernatorial campaigns have been largely overshadowed by hard-driving runs for a U.S. Senate seat and a ballot referendum to repeal the current version of the state's oil tax.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

If leaders had done their job, Alaskans wouldn't be voting on oil taxes

OPINION: Alaskans must vote yes to repeal SB21 because Gov. Parnell and the majority have so badly failed to create a political consensus that the lack of public faith threatens the future of other projects important to the future of Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia international park as threat to development

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed into law legislation opposing development of the Beringia international park.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Industry rallies employers and workers to 'vote no on 1'

Gov. Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska Production Act, into law during a special meeting of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce at the Dena'ina Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2012.

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Anchorage Daily News

Democrats back indie candidate Walker for governor; team Parnell shrugs

Independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker greets Anchorage middle school students before a candidates forum at the Z.J. Loussac Public Library on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Anchorage.

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Forbes.com

Democrats Pair With Palin Fueling Feud Over Oil

As more and more jobs go overseas, our current energy boom provides a clear path to more domestic jobs and the realization of the American dream.

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News Observer

Alaska gubernatorial races low-key for primary

Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell and Democratic challenger Byron Mallott only have token rivals in the primary and thus far have waged low-key campaigns.

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Anchorage Daily News

Independent oil companies give Senate Bill 21 thumbs up

A chorus of independent oil companies says credits under Alaska's new oil-tax law make development of their projects more likely than under the former tax but a top critic of Senate Bill 21 said those companies moved toward the production phase thanks to generous credits provided by Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

APRN

With Senate Career Behind Him, French Not Looking Back

On Tuesday, voters will decide which Republican candidate will face off against Mark Begich in a closely watched Senate primary.

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APRN

New Student Fee to Cover Facility Upgrade, Other Projects

In June, Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 218 into law, paving the way for a $245 million dollar renovation and upgrade to the power plant at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Obama administration official stands firm against King Cove road

Interior Secretary says no way to King Cove road: The Obama administration on Wednesday doubled down on its decision to not allow a gravel road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in Southwest Alaska.

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