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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Kara Moriarty
A fight over a tax cut is morphing into a battle over Alaskans' sense of themselves and of an energy-based economy that has long distinguished Alaska from the Lower 48.
Even though tax collections are expected to drop under S.B. 21 in the short run, the state's long-term financial health depends on increasing investment and production, Ms. Moriarty said.
"We don't see it as a giveaway," she said. "We see it as a policy that sustains Alaska for the future."