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...dominated budget discussion Tuesday as Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members worked to cut spending. The FY 2015-16...think that's a good direction to go."Ultimately borough assembly members voted to lower the amount of money appropriated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20
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Assembly talks budget, money for special interests

...statements requesting that the borough assembly fund a feasibility study for...meeting at which Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members heard about funding...community members testified to the borough assembly that the issues they were facing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-06/assembly-talks-budget-money-for-spec
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School district prepares for high deficit spending

...presented the best and worse case deficit spending scenarios to the Board of Education Monday. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a resolution promising at least $46 million to the school district at Tuesday's meeting.If the borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/school-district-prepares-for-high-de
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Alaska's financial picture isn't getting any brighter

...in the form of a last-minute allocation from the Legislature - the proverbial rabbit pulled out of a hat. The borough assembly opted to leave the rabbit in the hat for the moment, approving a resolution to allocate $46 million to the school...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-07/alaskas-financial-picture-isnt-ge
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Task force forges ahead

...going on out there," said borough assembly member and task force member...At Tuesday's 6 p.m. borough assembly meeting, Munter will be giving...funding for the project from the borough assembly."Since the November 17 meeting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-04/task-force-forges-ahead
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Legislators responsible for their conduct and their votes

...Sportfishing Association, and their push to keep Ruffner off the board. Several members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly expressed their disappointment during Tuesday's meeting, as have many other members of the Kenai Peninsula community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-23/legislators-responsible-for-their
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School district waits on final numbers

...but if the statewide cuts continue, Johnson believes losing teachers is inevitable. During a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly and school board joint work session, Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said he is unable to estimate how much the assembly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/school-district-waits-on-final-numbe
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Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

...gov.Lance Roberts is an engineer, born and raised in Fairbanks. He is a member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. The views expressed here are his own and do not represent the assembly or borough administration.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/voices-of-alaska-the-medicaid-mou
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More than one right answer on tax questions

...to a question. On Tuesday, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly spent some time trying to figure out the best answer...singling out a particular group of taxpayers - the borough assembly and administration would do better to consider all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-25/more-than-one-right-answer-on-tax
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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...change to the Kenai Peninsula Borough's food sales tax structure, the issue has again been put to rest after the borough assembly voted to kill a resolution that would have put it on the ballot in October. The deciding factor was assembly member...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/assembly-reconsiders-food-tax-measur
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