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

Rep. Andy Josephson

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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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

Rep. Andy Josephson

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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NEWS: The Alaska House of Representatives Supports Efforts to Build a Life-Saving Road to Connect King Cove and Cold Bay

House Joint Resolution 6 is the First Piece of Legislation Approved This Year by the Alaska House FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2017 JUNEAU – Earlier today, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously approved House Joint Resolution 6 expressing support for Congressional efforts to authorize construction of a life-saving road between the Southwest Alaska communities of King …

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: A New Session Begins

Rep. Josephson's Newsletter

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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