Rep. Fansler’s April 15th Newsletter: The Last Mile – We Did It!

Rep. Zach Fansler

Spring weather has arrived in Juneau and the 90th day of the regular session will be here tomorrow. I am proud to say the State House has done everything we promised when we said we would pass a comprehensive fiscal plan fair for all Alaskans. As of today we have passed these four integral bills out of the State House – the tenants of the House’s four pillar plan.

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NEWS: Alaska House Passes Major Piece of a Comprehensive Fiscal Plan

Juneau – The Alaska House of Representatives today passed a major component of the plan put forward by the members of the Alaska House Majority Coalition to fully address Alaska’s $2.7 billion funding gap. Senate Bill 26 creates a sustainable draw from the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund, while still paying out dividends and protecting the principle of the fund.

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NEWS: Alaska House Moves to Fix Alaska’s Flawed Oil Tax Credit System

Juneau – The Alaska House of Representatives today passed legislation to reform Alaska’s flawed and unsustainable system of oil and gas subsidies. Without changes, the State of Alaska is projected to pay out more in oil tax credits in Fiscal Year 2018 than the state will take in from production taxes. Production tax revenue used to be Alaska’s leading source of revenue.

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