Daily Archives: April 27, 2016

This week (Apr 26, 2016) on The Michael Dukes Show …

Each Tuesday morning at 7:20 am Alaska, I join KBYR AM750‘s The Michael Dukes Show to discuss the latest in Alaska oil and fiscal issues. This week we discuss what issues have stalled the #AKLeg in its efforts to complete the #AKBudget, how those issues are being resolved and in the meantime, where and what is driving the surprising level (given current oil prices) of continued activity in the #AKoil patch.  I join Michael at 14:20 into the segment.

Listen here or at the widget below and for past episodes, go here.

How to finish this session with a sustainable budget (and economy): My presentation to the Alaska Republican Assembly

At the invitation of Daniel Hamm, the Chair, yesterday evening I spoke to the regular monthly meeting of the Alaska Republican Assembly.  Dan had asked that I brief the organization on the current status of the Alaska budget.  The title of my presentation was “How to Finish This Session with a Sustainable Budget (and economy).”

The presentation focuses on four issues:

  • What level of revenue should the budget use as a baseline.
  • Oil & gas tax credits.
  • The Operating & Capital budgets.
  • PFD cuts and other taxes.

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