Daily Archives: June 28, 2013

Alaska Fiscal Policy| Casey Reynolds nails it: The Governor isn’t a fiscal conservative at all …

Casey Reynolds ShowOn Tuesday of this week (June 25, 2013) the Anchorage Daily News published a letter to the editor from Sharon Leighow, Governor Parnell’s Press Secretary, responding to a Compass piece published earlier in the month from Bella Hammond, former Governor Jay Hammond’s widow. 

In the earlier piece, Ms. Hammond urged Alaskans to sign the petition currently circulating in the state seeking the repeal of SB 21, the Governor’s recent oil tax bill (and which the Administration prefers to call the “More Alaska Production Act”).  Ms. Hammond argued that absent repeal, Alaska faces a difficult economic future. Continue reading