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What others say: Reserve funds transfer would hurt state's future fiscal options

...state's options to deal with budget deficits in future years.The easy way to fund state government is to draw from general fund revenue - money that comes in each year from leases of oil and mineral rights, oil production revenues, license fees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-27/what-others-say-reserve-funds-tra
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...increased health care costs.In the general fund, the borough has about $75...revenue by $2.3 million in the general fund. Just over 66 percent of the borough's general fund - or $46 million - would be appropriated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20
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Kenai draft budget increases $48,386

...improvements to Beaver Creek Playground. According to a memo from Koch, the draft budget requires no decrease in the city's general fund balance. It projects $25.9 million in revenue from taxes, fees, investment interest, state and federal revenue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/kenai-draft-budget-increases-48386
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Army Corps of Engineers and Kenai agree to share cost of bluff erosion study

...haven't spent it - whoosh, it goes back into the general fund, or it has to be put back into the capital fund and...expiring appropriations, they suck it back into the general fund." Koch said that persuading the Legislature to re-appropriate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-06/army-corps-of-engineers-and-kenai-ag
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School district prepares for high deficit spending

...cannot be lowered.If the borough funds to the cap, the school district will use $1.6 million of its unassigned general fund balance in fiscal year 2016, Jones said. It is also possible the maximum allowable will be greater than the current...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/school-district-prepares-for-high-de
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Alaska's financial picture isn't getting any brighter

...noted that the Legislature did not re-appropriate any funds this year; lapsed funding went back into the state's general fund.Kenai Peninsula residents also heard directly from elected representatives on Tuesday, however, and their message...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-07/alaskas-financial-picture-isnt-ge
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What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

...Budget Reserve. Pulling from these accounts is more difficult for the Legislature than spending out of the state's general fund, but it can be done, and must be if the state is to remain fiscally solvent in the near term. The combined balance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/what-others-say-focus-on-cuts-has
Opinion
Medical administrators look at implications of health care expansion

...expansion, the other half will be paid by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, and thereafter from the state general fund. Reach Ben Boettger at ben.boettger@peninsulaclarion.com

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/medical-administrators-look-at-impli
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Governor's amended capital budget reduces Kenai peninsula funding

...million reduction in unrestricted general fund spending in the amended budget...from the state's unrestricted general fund. The newly released 2016 budget...150.3 million in unrestricted general fund money. The Kenai area, encompassing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-05/governors-ammended-capital-budget-re
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Kenai manages money

...land sale permanent fund to the general fund, and spending $843,572 to connect...appropriated $20,000 from the city's general fund for the gazebo. In the new resolution...would not take from the city's general fund, that money was available. In...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/kenai-manages-money
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