Oil Tax Referendum
Here’s the video from the event, thanks to Alaska Commons.
You can find a podcast of the forum at KSKA’s Addressing Alaskans.
Or check out the audio thanks to Alaska Integrated Media here:
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Ballot Measure 1: An Act Relating to the Oil and Gas Production Tax, Interest Rates on Overdue Taxes, and Tax Credits
Gunnar Knapp is Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at University of Alaska Anchorage and a Professor of Economics at UAA. He has been at ISER since 1981.
Advocating “Yes” Vote
Senator Bill Wielechowski has served in the Alaska Senate as a Democrat since 2007, representing East Anchorage and Elmendorf Air Force Base.
Gregg Erickson is an economist and consultant and the Editor-at-Large of the Alaska Budget Report.
Handouts referred to by Gregg Erickson during the forum: Revenue Loss handout and Oil Production handout
Advocating “No” Vote
Brad Keithley is the president of an oil and gas policy consulting company.
Roger Marks is a petroleum economist in private practice in Anchorage specializing in petroleum economics and taxation.
This forum was cosponsored by:
Alaska Integrated Media (AIM)
Anchorage Public Library
League of Women Voters of Alaska
League of Women Voters of Anchorage