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August 8, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Ballot Measure 1 Panel Discussion
ANCHORAGE, Petroleum Club of Anchorage

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Ballot Measure 1 Panel Discussion
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Vote2Ballot Measure 1 Panel Discussion

Friday, August 8th, from noon - 1:30pm
Petroleum Club of Anchorage, 3301 C St.

~Advance Registration Required~

Since the passage of Alaska's oil tax reform legislation, the potential impact of SB21 and the effort to repeal the legislation through Ballot Measure 1 has been a reoccurring topic of discussion during our Energy Action Coalition meetings. Some of our members have expressed an interest in Commonwealth North hosting a moderated discussion to hear informed arguments from Alaskans on both sides of the debate.  

In an effort promote informed discussion of this vital public policy issue, on Friday, August 8th, from noon - 1:30pm at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, Commonwealth North will host a moderated panel discussion on ballot measure 1.  We will have one Alaska legislator and one non-legislator representing each side. Steve Lindbeck, President and General Manager of Alaska Public Telecommunications will serve as the moderator of the discussion.

To date, we have confirmed Senator Hollis French and former Anchorage borough mayor and deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Jack Roderick, to represent the "vote yes on proposition one" side.  Representing the "vote no on proposition one" side will be Senator Cathy Giessel and an Alaskan business leader (to be announced shortly). Senator Giessel is the chair of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.  Senator French is a member of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.  The discussion will focus on questions submitted by the audience.  


We are accepting sponsors for this event.  If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Jim Egan at (907) 258-9524.


Advance registration is required and seating is limited.

Tickets are $20 for CWN members; $25 for non-members

Lunch is included


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