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Assembly debates compensation at length

...lost. The substitute also called for the allowances to be revised annually by the percentage change in the Anchorage Consumer Price Index. It would take effect on Oct. 15, 2016, so if enacted, changes wouldn't affect seated members. Smith...
Less money for food

...Congress in 2009. Congress last summer decided to let the increase expire on Nov. 1. According to the USDA, the consumer price index for all food rose by 1.4 percent from July 2012 to June 2013. Costs have risen annually by 2 percent or more...
Kenai budget headed to council

...cost of living and less funds in the State's Community Revenue Sharing Program, Eubank said. A 2012 Anchorage Consumer Price Index predicts a 2 percent living increase to the city's employee salary schedule, according to the budget. The...
Porter: Kenai standing strong, moving forward's rent by $50 because rent had not increased in five years, she said. In an effort to match the Anchorage Consumer Price Index, and avoid subsidizing the facility, the city will raise the facility's rent another $35 next year, she...

...inflation.But the intangible elements - the idea that even leaner days are ahead - appeared to kick in this week with consumer prices continuing to rise and rumors abounding that banks would limit withdrawals from dollar accounts.In a sign of the...
School negotiations turn to mediation

...addition to 3 percent added to each cell plus a 2.8 percent increase for cost of living, which is based on the Consumer Price Index of Anchorage calculated by the U.S. Department of Labor, Borough of Statistics. To calculate the salary...
Assembly to get first budget glimpse

...levels and wage increases totaling 4.6 percent - 3.6 percent cost of living adjustment based on the Anchorage consumer price index and a negotiated 1 percent raise, Ostrander said. "If your definition of 'status quo' is that there hasn't...
Mayor releases 'status quo' budget

...6 percent -- 1 percent from a negotiated union raise and 3.6 percent for cost of living based on the Anchorage consumer price index. Health care costs have increased from $10,763 per employee per year in 2005, to $19,632 per employee...
School labor talks continue

...of their hang-up was uncertainty about what the consumer price index will be in three years. According to a joint...agreement asked for a salary increase aligned with the consumer price index which would be a 2.8 percent increase during...
Senate looks at education funding: Vocational learning effort amasses support from rural districts

...increases the base allocation and adds to the 20 percent pool of funding, and one that takes into account the Anchorage consumer price index for fiscal years 2013 and 2014 for school funding. John Greely, chief editor of the Association of Alaska...


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