I wish to express my strong opposition to House Bill 182 and Senate Bill 97.
At $17,000 per capita, Alaska has the most expensive state government in the union. I am certain that every employed Alaskan would be happy with a small fraction of that much government.
What Paul Seaton, Click Bishop and the Utopians in Juneau fail to understand, is that we do not need and cannot afford a socialist welfare state.
While the Legislature was busy squeezing the distributed largesse from the federal government and the oil companies, most of us didn’t bother caring too much.
Now is the time to end this wanton waste, before it is asked to come from our personal checkbooks.
We do not need new taxes, we do need to put the brakes on the gravy train.