U.S. Mining Needs Support!

In Uncategorized by Owen Phillips

 U.S. Mining Can Get the Job Done It has been said that “if you don’t grow it, you have to mine it.” Simply put, the materials we don’t grow we have to extract from Earth.  It is why we need a strong U.S. mining industry. The materials we need to construct things like roads and dams, or manufacture things like … read more

Monday Musings: Solving the State Budget Deficit

In Uncategorized by Owen Phillips

The state of Alaska made several decisions 40 years ago that made sense then but not now: They decided oil could pay 90% of the budget despite what happens to production and price.  They decided we needed no broad-based tax.  They decided they could pay dividends out of Permanent Fund earnings.   They decided those earnings would not be needed for … read more