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Alaska Doesn't Need an Income Tax
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Original Intent of the Permanent Fund
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The Income Tax Alaska Doesn't Need

Today I’d like to share with you the Senate’s vision for Alaska’s next steps forward into the 21st century...
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Better a temporary deficit than an income tax

While a balanced budget is normally a good idea, I would argue it will be detrimental in our case because it includes...
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Invitation to help improve Alaska's alcohol laws

Alcohol and substance abuse destroy individual lives, families and adversely affect communities It is also a key...
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Senator Mia CostelloSenate Committee Evaluates Costs of Standing Up ‘Alaska IRS’

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’.  Full Story >>


Senator Cathy GiesselSenate Resources Eliminates Oil & Gas Cash Credits Statewide

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.  Full Story >>


Senator Shelley HughesHealthcare Price Info & Incentive Bill Introduced in Senate

JUNEAU – A bill to help Alaskans access more affordable healthcare by addressing rising costs was introduced today in the state Senate.  Full Story >>


Senator John CoghillSenate Provides Health Insurance for Families of Fallen Officers

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.  Full Story >>


Senator Cathy GiesselTestimony Affirms Need to Protect Oil Tax Regime, Investment

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.  Full Story >>