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Kenai Council candidates answer questions at forum have more than doubled. Molloy said "there's been some talk" of basing lease-rate adjustments on the consumer price index rather than on appraisals. "I think that's something that should be addressed," Molloy said. In an interview...
Rents rise at Vintage Pointe

...them gradually closer to market value. Non-grandfathered rents are also adjusted yearly according to the Anchorage Consumer Price Index, a measure of average cost of goods and services set by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The first...
Fears, hopes loom as wages set to jump

...subsequent year will stay $1 more than the federal minimum wage, or change based on inflation measured by the Anchorage Consumer Price Index, whichever is higher. The last time an Alaska minimum wage increase went into effect was January 1, 2010...
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...
Kenai ditches $20 library card fee for outside city residents

...increase of 3.5 percent for landing fees and terminal area lease rates, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index. In a memo to administration, Airport Manager Mary Bondurant said the city and the airport entered into a...

...inflation, so it would go up as consumer prices rise. It also aims to make a...they would increase over time as consumer prices rise.The amount of the credit...inflation, rising above $1,000 as consumer prices go up.These changes would increase...
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...

...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...
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...
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...


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