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Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...center, which means that it receives both federal and state funding in addition to the money it collects from patients whose income...uncompensated care is growing, Adams said, at the same time its state funding is being cut. Alaska cut mental health spending by 37 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/community-health-care-provider-faces
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Alaska Senate approves budget; proposal now goes to House

...but the state government could be left with just partial funding if House Democrats don't offer their support. The House's...While the Senate proposed a $47.5 million cut in school funding for next year in its version of the budget, the conference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/alaska-senate-approves-budget-propos
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Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...budget passed earlier this week. It would restore funding to the school funding formula for the coming year and honor negotiated...schools that lawmakers approved last year. That funding, along with $20 million in one-time funds for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/walker-says-he-wont-rescind-special-
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Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...oil prices. But state government would be left with partial funding for the coming fiscal year after the Democratic-led House...fund.While the Senate proposed a $47.5 million school funding cut for next year in its version of the budget, the conference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/legislature-adjourns-governor-calls-
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Alaska Legislature gavels in for special session

...actions taken during the session but addresses areas where cuts were "too damaging." His plan would restore funding to the school funding formula for the coming year and honor negotiated pay increases in labor contracts for next year.The elimination...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/alaska-legislature-gavels-in-for-spe
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What others say: When is it time to talk revenue?

...spending needs to be curtailed first before talking about growing revenue. That could be a while at the pace we're going.Funding from transportation to education has been on the butcher's block since the legislative session began, and despite carving...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/what-others-say-when-is-it-time-t
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Fish board remains to be filled

...fisheries policy on behalf of the commercial fishing and processing interests from which Unalaska draws much of its municipal funding, supporting rationalization programs for both the Bering Sea pollock and crab rationalization plans. He formerly worked for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/board-seat-open-again-after-ruffners
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School district waits on final numbers

Further cuts to education funding are still a possibility in Juneau.On...previously announced revocation of one-time funding, the combined cuts would equate to a nearly $8 million loss of potential funding to the school district, said school...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/school-district-waits-on-final-numbe
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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

After a lengthy debate about the morality of taxing food, funding for public schools, revenue for local cities and questioning...revenue is used to fund schools, though it is not the only funding mechanism the borough uses. When Wolf's amendment passed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/assembly-reconsiders-food-tax-measur
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Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

...operating budget in the Senate, education funding became a sticking point in budget negotiations...in lawsuit over inequities in rural school funding. Walker had proposed phased-in funding.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck has said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/senate-finance-members-defend-budget
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