Daily Archives: November 4, 2012

The Third in the Alaska Business Monthly series: “Alaska Oil Policy| Out of Alignment” (from the November 2012 Alaska Business Monthly)

As noted on these pages previously, recently I agreed to write a bi-monthly column on oil & gas issues for the Alaska Business Monthly.  This is the third column, originally published in the November 2012 print edition and available online here.

 As Alaska finishes this year’s election cycle and starts looking toward the coming legislative session there are several steps which are needed to restore Alaska as an attractive location for oil investment. Continue reading

Rare unanimity of opinion: Vote No on Bonding Proposition A

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The Fairbanks News Miner editorial page this morning made it official.  The editorial pages of the News Miner, the Anchorage Daily News, the conservative Anchorage Daily Planet (Paul Jenkins and Tom Brennan’s outlet), and Dermot Cole (the News Miner‘s lead columnist), amazingly given their different perspectives, all agree on one thing — Alaskans should Vote NO this coming week on Bonding Proposition A.

The Anchorage Daily Planet actually has doubled down on the issue, editorializing against the bond issue both last week (“Who“) and again today (“We’ll be voting no“). Continue reading