Comparing Gubernatorial Candidates’ Oil Tax Strategies

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau

Oil taxes may be the defining issue in the Democratic primary race for Alaska governor.  Former State Representative Ethan Berkowitz would throw out the state’s current severance tax system and replace it with a negotiated royalty tax.

His opponent, State Senator Hollis French, says don’t change what’s working.

KTOO’s Rosemarie Alexander takes a look at the candidate’s different oil tax strategies.

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