Don't tax Alaskans until state cuts to the bone and adopts endowment model for Permanent Fund


Don't tax Alaskans until state cuts to the bone and adopts endowment model for Permanent Fund
 

Our fearless leaders, propped up by pundits and questionable polls calling for a “balanced” budget approach, are preparing us for whatever they may have up their sleeves to close Alaska’s $3 billion budget gap while preserving government spending. They are ignoring the obvious -- and hope we will, too.
It is like watching kids with squirt guns attacking a forest fire. None of what they are proposing -- taxes, using the Permanent Fund, cutting a little here and there -- will work for long. Addressing the deficit piecemeal in the face of competing interests -- searching for a temporary,... read more

 
26 September 2015 in Editorial, Views: 18
 


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