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  Maggie Wall (907) 465-4582
Senate Majority Press Secretary
State Capitol
Juneau, AK 99801
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Actuality line: 1-800-478-6540

Statement Issued by Senator Parnell Following Governor Knowles' State of the State Address

For Immediate Release: January 20, 1999 Contact: Senator Sean Parnell at (907) 465-2995.

Juneau -- Senator Sean Parnell, co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, issued the following statement in response to Governor Knowles' State of the State Address:

"The oil revenue forecasts we heard today confirm the stark reality - low oil prices threaten Alaska's economy. More new taxes simply aren't the answer; we need to tighten our fiscal belts now."

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