JUNEAU – If the income tax backed by the House Democrat Majority and the Governor becomes law, Alaska would have to hire at least 60 new state employees to stand up its very own ‘Alaska IRS’.
JUNEAU – Faced with multi-year budget shortfalls and the concern of significant financial exposure, the Senate Resources Committee moved today to finish the work of ending the state’s long-standing program offering cash credits to oil and gas companies.
JUNEAU – A bill to help Alaskans access more affordable healthcare by addressing rising costs was introduced today in the state Senate.
JUNEAU – The Alaska State Senate unanimously passed a bill today that provides for medical insurance coverage for surviving dependents of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.
JUNEAU – This week, powerful public testimony and guidance from expert witnesses in the Senate Resources Committee contradicted the significant oil tax policy changes approved by the House of Representatives, now under consideration in the Senate.