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'Rally for Reform' seeks changes to oil taxes

Anchorage Daily News online -- The Associated Press

Published: March 17th, 2012 09:27 PM
Last Modified: March 17th, 2012 09:28 PM

A rally to urge changes to Alaska's oil tax structure is planned for March 28 in Anchorage.

The "Make it Meaningful Rally for Reform" will come with about 2 1/2 weeks left in the legislative session.

A flier for the rally, sponsored by business and resource development groups, calls on people to join more than 1,000 Alaskans for the event.

Gov. Sean Parnell spoke at a similar rally last year in the midst of debate over his tax-cut plan. His plan, which has industry support, later stalled in the Senate, where leaders said they didn't have the information needed to make a sound policy call and refused to be rushed into a decision. The Senate is crafting its own proposal this session.


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OK
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A tax cut would be good but not a tax increase.
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OMGoodness that's the last thing we need is increase in taxes when gas is climbing at this recent rate!
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Why are they trying to raise taxes NOW? Idiots!
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Everyone is in to get their piece of the action.
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key phrase: "industry support".

i.e. greedy oil companies make more profit.
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Huh?
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Whoa - no changes
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Not good news.
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Keep us updated,
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interest groups have been trying to take advantage of the current high energy prices for their own purposess
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Go Ak
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Keep us updated, Nitewolf.
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Tought times there.
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Note how much faster the locals react compared with the feds.
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lot of bluster, let's just see
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