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Op-ed: The rail fantasy

...invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county's infrastructure. They didn't even wait to know what was the cause of the tragedy to take to the airwaves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/op-ed-the-rail-fantasy
Opinion

...non-profits were again on the chopping block for borough funding. "I'm always a little baffled this time of year how we...pockets, is almost scary to me because then corporations will be funding everything and I don't think that's a good direction to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20
News
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...three-quarter vote from each chamber to access. They are holding out for at least some of about $100 million in program funding cuts they want put back in the budget, along with the passage of Medicaid expansion, and have argued that the spending cuts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/legislature-adjourns-convenes-new-se
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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...offsets $5.3 million in fuel trigger funding the department had budgeted for fiscal...trigger shift doesn't fill the yearlong funding gap.A draft winter schedule will be...docked, he said.The overall amount of funding for the AMHS changed through the legislative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...R-Wasilla, moved to reduce education formula funding by 4 percent, introducing an unexpected funding gap of about $47.5 million in state funds to districts across Alaska. The formula funding decrease had not been previously debated or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/what-others-say-legislatures-unwi
Opinion
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

...of the package that includes items and funding for the rest of this fiscal year, including...lawmakers passed but which also includes more funding in areas the administration believed were...budget passed by lawmakers cut education funding and rejected negotiated union pay increases...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/gov-bill-walker-veto-means-layoff-no
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State should make a financial statement to Washington

...Washington State in no uncertain terms that we have had enough of their meddling. First of all, we should remove all state funding from any activity or industry in Washington. Then we should start the process of moving our ferry service, container shipping...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-14/state-should-make-a-finan
Letters
Around the District

...To sign up students can see their counselor, call Tiffany Eck at 714-8884 or go to onestop.kpbsd.k12.Alaskaus/ Funding for the Alaska Construction Academies comes from a grant from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-05-18/around-the-district
Schools
House Finance stalls Walker's Medicaid expansion proposal

...the state is facing multibillion-dollar deficits amid low oil prices. Democrats have opposed proposed cuts to education funding, among other things, and Tuck previously said Medicaid expansion would be important to securing minority votes to authorize...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/house-finance-stalls-walkers-medicai
News
Seward leading maritime workforce efforts

...only way AVTEC is able to do all it does, not just in the maritime fields, is through industry support, either by way of funding or course direction.Keeping that support will be critical to training enough new mariners to supply the demand in Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/seward-leading-maritime-workforce-ef
News

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