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What others say: University will need strong leader, support from state

...date listed on the Alaska Department of Revenue website. Oil revenue accounts for about 88 percent of the state's general fund revenue, so it should come as no surprise that Gov. Bill Walker is sounding pessimistic yet realistic about the state's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-22/what-others-say-university-will-n
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Kenai council OK's funds to begin playground upgrade

...the total $415,692 cost of the four parts. These resources included a $200,000 appropriation from the city's general fund, an $18,323 state grant, $4,129 available for transfer from other projects, and $30,125 of donations from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/the-price-of-enchantment
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Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...state budget at about $5.5 billion in unrestricted general fund spending, which is about the budget level of fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30.Unrestricted general fund spending for the current budget year is about $6...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/walker-alaska-will-weather-fiscal-st
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What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...The projection released by the Department of Revenue last week is bleak: Nowhere in the next 10 years does annual general fund revenue come close to the level of this year, a year in which we already face a mammoth deficit.In short, it will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-16/what-others-say-alaska-needs-budg
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Walker submits pared down capital budget

...levels laid out in the budget submissions Monday.The draft capital budget includes $106.7 million in unrestricted general funds, compared with about $220 million in such funds proposed by Parnell. The Walker submission includes projects with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/walker-submits-pared-down-capital-bu
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Now is the time for tough conversations about the budget

...oil. The state is facing a potential budget deficit of $3.5 billion this year. The forecast expects unrestricted general fund revenue of $2.6 billion this year, down from $5.4 billion in 2014. That number is expected to be $2.2 billion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-11/now-is-the-time-for-tough-convers
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Alaska faces $3.5 billion deficit amid lower oil prices

...released Wednesday.The forecast expects unrestricted general fund revenue of $2.6 billion this year, down from $5...does not delve into the overall budget.Unrestricted general fund revenue - money not limited in its use by the constitution...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/alaska-faces-35-billion-deficit-amid
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Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...plan, including unrestricted general funds, designated funds and other state...expenditure of $10.1 billion in state general funds, an increase over $9.85 billion...reduce the expenditure of state general funds by 3.8 percent mostly through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/walker-faced-with-widening-deficit-s
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What others say: It's time to attack the attack ads

...when figuring page count, printing costs, labor and postage. Subsidizing political propaganda with the state's general fund is ethically wrong and financially irresponsible.Voter pamphlets should have candidate information and let voters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-02/what-others-say-its-time-to-attac
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Gara to file legislation against attack ads

...produce this year, Fenumiai said. The $600-per-page fee charged to political parties goes back into the state's general fund.Gara said he would have proposed the legislation even if the candidate attacked had not been a member of his own party...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-25/gara-to-file-legislation-against-att
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