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Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeper

...Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years, state revenue commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state's budget problems...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/falling-oil-prices-gouge-state-budge
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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...the special session on top of trying to close budget negotiations "in a very austere year." Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson has said more Medicaid money would also save the state $6.6 million this year and more than $100 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/gop-cites-constitutional-question-in
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NEW YORK - Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jimmy-golen/2015-08-04
Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

The commissioner of the state Department of Revenue was in Kenai this week to give a presentation on the scope of Alaska's fiscal crisis - and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-23/time-for-alaskans-to-engage-in-bu
Opinion

...wrong to put my faith in the league."One day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell rejected Brady's appeal, the star quarterback...his cellphone to obstruct the investigation, a claim NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made in upholding the suspension on Tuesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-07-29
State looks for budget input

...weigh in on the issue before the state forms its final plan of action. Randall Hoffbeck, Alaska's Department of Revenue Commissioner, addressed area residents in a presentation called "A Sustainable Future for Alaska" during a combined Kenai and Soldotna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-21/alaskas-budget-deficit-to-be-address
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Tribal protective orders given equal enforcement

...tribal and other protective orders related to domestic violence not issued by the state. The opinion came at the request of Commissioner of Public Safety Gary Folger to clear up confusion between state and federal law.Alaska statute states that law enforcement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-03/tribal-protective-orders-given-equal
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Service providers struggle amid state grant delay

...struggling financially should contact state program managers. "This is a priority for the department," said assistant DHSS commissioner Sana Efird said. "We're focusing resources to get this done." Division of Behavioral Health spokeswoman Sarana Schell...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-01
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What others say: Expanding a broken system

...payment system, Walker and his Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson said Xerox is making improvements and now...July 16 was the appearance of the Department of Corrections commissioner touting the savings to the system from Medicaid expansion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-27/what-others-say-expanding-a-broke
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Discussion begins on oil tax credits

...still being accepted, state Revenue Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck said.There is $500...which total about $475 million, the commissioner said.That leaves $25 million for...predictable and that is important, the commissioner said.Meanwhile, some legislators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-11/discussion-begins-on-oil-tax-credits
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