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Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...much of its proposed cut. The House also cobbled together funds from various sources to try to ease the impact of ferry service cuts. Legislators have said tough decisions need to be made in the face of projected multibillion-dollar budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-03-29
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Weighing in on the budget

...of Alaska stands to lose $34 million. The state's Bureau of Vital Statistics office in Fairbanks could close. Ferry service will take a substantial hit. Free legal help from the state's Alaska Legal Services office is in line to take a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-10/weighing-in-on-the-budget
Opinion
Alaska House advances operating budget with broad cuts

...section that called for adding eight employees, including maintenance workers and pilots. Cutbacks are expected in ferry service. The University of Alaska system faces a potential cut of $25 million from the current year in unrestricted general...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-13/alaska-house-advances-operating-budg
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Soldotna senator weighs in on the state's looming budget cuts

...something that none of us can afford to do," he said.The state transportation department had proposed reductions in ferry service as part of an effort to cut costs during the upcoming fiscal year. But in budget amendments earlier this week, Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/soldotna-senator-weighs-in-on-the-
Trends
Finance member: Difficult decisions needed on budget

...something that none of us can afford to do," he said.The state transportation department had proposed reductions in ferry service as part of an effort to cut costs during the upcoming fiscal year. But in budget amendments earlier this week, Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/finance-member-difficult-decisions-n
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Finance member: Tough decisions to make on budget

...something that none of us can afford to do," he said. The state transportation department had proposed reductions in ferry service as part of an effort to cut costs during the upcoming fiscal year. But in budget amendments earlier this week, Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-21/finance-member-tough-decisions-to-ma
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Transportation department proposes ferry service reductions

...transportation department is proposing reductions in ferry service as part of an effort to cut costs.The changes proposed...said. The department also has proposed reducing fast-ferry service in Southeast and Prince William Sound.This comes as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/transportation-department-proposes-f
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Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...lawmakers last year that he said showed the cost of ferry service is "highly disproportional" to the number of citizens...communities. Kemp, in the memo, said the cost of ferry service is a "perpetual drain" on state budgets."Only by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/walker-administration-removes-transp
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Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...unique needs: protecting Bypass Mail; getting special permanent funding for Alaska ports, telecommunications and ferry service in Southeast; working with the delegation to save Essential Air Service. We supported our military by protecting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/voice-of-alaska-time-to-continue-
Opinion
Juneau road should go nowhere

...wonder the people of Haines, Skagway and Juneau have repeatedly stated a preference for community-to-community ferry service. If only we had a Governor who would listen to local communities and make decisions based on the best interest of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-14/juneau-road-should-go-now
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