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UA prioritizes its way through budget cuts

...the impact of budget cuts on the new school...a $26.3 million cut from the Legislature...an $8.6 million cut. Significant indeed...university is grateful the cuts are not as great as...television, is being cut due to staffing reductions...institution to absorb budget cuts, but Ciri said being...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/ua-prioritizes-its-way-through-budge
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Budget cuts hit home

...has eliminated positions and cut overtime for winter road crews...portion of the state budget where cuts can be made. As Navarre noted...office says they're going to cut government spending, but it's...easier said than done.And when cuts are made, there will be grumbling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-07/budget-cuts-hit-home
Opinion
Sitka shops offer free coffee for comments on ferry system

...raise support for improved ferry service in Sitka in res ponse to cuts in next summer's Alaska Marine Highway schedule.The Sitka...who filled out a comment card on ferry service to Sitka.The cuts to Sitka's ferry service include no fast service to Juneau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-11/sitka-shops-offer-free-coffee-for-co
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AKDOT budget cuts limit winter road clearance

Budget cuts statewide will limit the Alaska Department of Transportation's ability...the road service area director for the borough, said the DOT's budget cuts will not affect their service. However, they do not have the authority...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-26/akdot-budget-cuts-limit-winter-road-
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ConocoPhillips to cut 10 percent of workforce

...Alaska's oilpatch. ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. said Tuesday it will cut about 10 percent of its 1,200 Alaska employees. "ConocoPhillips...2014 to $16.7 billion in the first half of 2015. Despite the cuts, ConocoPhillips is still working on new North Slope projects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-03/conoco-to-cut-10-percent-of-workforc
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With cuts on horizon, UA needs budget hike just to stay level

...think the university will see cuts this year, and I think the OMB cut will be the minimum that we...horizontal" approach to budget cuts. Rather than cut a set percentage from each...untouched.A decision on those cuts would take place in June 2016...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-19/with-cuts-on-horizon-ua-needs-budget
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DOT forced to cut road crew OT as result of budget cuts

...important than ever this season.Cuts to the state operating budget...and other facilities."We had cuts across the entire department...either went unfilled or were cut through direct layoffs in DOT...Workforce Profile report.The cuts to road crew man-hours were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-04/dot-forced-to-cut-road-crew-ot-as-re
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What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...untouched, but that's not the reality the state finds itself in. Cuts must be made somewhere, even if Alaska adopts a sovereign wealth...such as the one proposed by Gov. Bill Walker this month. A cut across the board impacting all districts and all students regardless...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-17/what-others-say-closing-down-scho
Opinion

...next year, Richards said.A number of Republican legislators say the concept is worth exploring but also deem further budget cuts imperative. Some Democrats worry about the impact on lower-income Alaskans and would rather see changes to the state's oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-11-12

...question of admitting Syrian refugees has for months been part of the national security discussion among 2016 candidates that cuts to the heart of the American identity as a refuge. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Sunday told NBC's "Meet the Press" that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-11-16

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