We are happy to see the distinguished think tank R Street Institute recently weigh in on Alaska. We agree with their conclusion that, “more taxes will only discourage the investment and growth Alaska needs so badly. The state, with an annual payroll of $1.4 billion, can also do more to tighten its belt and reduce spending.”
It’s why we devoted energy to the Mission Critical project on Alaska’s budget last year, and the excess waste and crony capitalism with our Pork Book. You can be sure we’ll continue to engage on these important issues.
Read the full R Street article written by Alaskan-born William Murray: http://www.rstreet.org/op-ed/landing-amazon-is-a-fine-fantasy-but-alaska-banks-on-resources/