NEWS: Legislation Introduced to Fix Alaska’s Flawed Oil Tax Credit System

Juneau – The co-chairs of the House Resources Committee, Reps. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage), have introduced House Bill 111 to fix Alaska’s current system of oil and gas subsidies in the form of tax credits. The bill fixes many of the flaws remaining in the current oil tax credit system after passage of House Bill 247 last year.

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EVENT: Resources Committee Co-Chairs to Discuss Oil Tax Credit Bill After Wednesday’s Floor Session

Juneau – The co-chairs of the House Resources Committee will hold a press availability Wednesday after the conclusion of the House Floor Session. Reps. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) will discuss legislation that will be introduced Wednesday morning to fix Alaska’s flawed oil tax credit system.

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Weekly Update

It’s been another great and exciting week here in the Capitol. We continue to work hard to find solutions to our fiscal crisis while keeping our state going in a positive direction. At this point in the session we’re seeing some of our ideas gaining traction. Our bills are advancing through the committee process on their way to the floor. Being a member of the new majority, I’m proud to see a number of my own bills moving forward.

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NEWS: Sen. Gardner and Rep. Josephson Introduce Companion Bills Requiring Disclosure of Oil Tax Subsidy Information

JUNEAU – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage), and House Resources Committee Co-Chair Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) introduced SB44 and HB99, allowing the state to release to the public critical information about our investments in the form of oil tax credits. With passage of the legislation, companies filing for credits would provide a basic description, overall purpose, and general location of these expenses as a condition of participation in our generous credit program.

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: A New Session Begins

I hope you are having a great new year and that this newsletter reaches you! I’ve made it down to Juneau and have lots to report from my first full week of session. It has been a big and welcome change to finally be in the House Majority with the new coalition (officially called the House Majority Coalition) and it’s been quite the honor to serve as co-chair of House Resources Committee. I know this session will go well if we are all cooperative, conscientious, and diligent in finding solutions for Alaska.

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NEWS: New House Majority Caucus Announces Committee Chairs for the 30th Alaska Legislature

Anchorage – The 22 members of the new House Majority Caucus in the Alaska House of Representatives have selected a bipartisan group of lawmakers to chair the committees that will addresses needed legislation during the upcoming 30th Alaska Legislature, which begins in January.

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NEWS: Lawmakers Put Aside Party Labels to Form a New House Majority

The Goal is to Solve Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis and End the Partisan Dysfunction in Juneau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9,

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