Anniversary of Alaska’s Fight Against Big Oil’s #SB21

Six years ago, I was in Alaska covering the fight against the oil companies take over of the Alaskan government under the guise of Senate Bill 21. SB21 would dramatically change the tax structure for oil drilled in Alaska – taxes that pay for the state’s operational costs, including the Permanent Dividend Fund (PFD).

Six years ago, one of the states founders, Vic Fischer, hand delivered tens of thousands of signatures against the bill, he was joined by Alaskans singing the Alaska state song.

As the state begins to consider a petition drive for a recall of their Governor – watch this exclusive footage that I filmed of Vic Fischer and his band of Alaskan fight big oil.

Here’s a piece I wrote back then about the repeal effort for the Alaskan political blog,

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