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UA raises tuition to offset deficit

...forecasted a 4.5 percent decrease in general funds for the university for next year...see a 4.5 percent decrease in general funds and a continued enrollment decline...for $582.9 million in non-general fund revenue sources including grants...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-07/ua-raises-tuition-to-offset-deficit
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Ninilchik Traditional Council plans a peninsula public transit service

...former governor Sean Parnell set aside $1 million in general funds to match public transit projects. But with the state's fiscal situation uncertain and general fund dollars disappearing, the tribal transit programs are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-03/ninilchik-traditional-council-plans-
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Administration's plan a step in the right direction

...state's resource royalties. Spun-off earnings, potentially around $3.3 billion a year, would go to the state general fund to help pay for government costs.There are still details to be worked out, and while the plan wouldn't entirely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-10-31/administrations-plan-a-step-in-th
Opinion
Administration looks at leveraging PFD wealth to pay for budget

...state's resource royalties. Spun-off earnings, potentially around $3.3 billion a year, would go to the state general fund to help pay for the costs of government. One of the goals of this approach is to decouple the budget from the volatility...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-28/administration-looks-at-leveraging-w
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Mayor proposes unified hospital service areas

...the hospitals as well, leading to greater resource efficiency, he said.The funding would be designated from the general funds at the borough. The South Peninsula Hospital service area has a much higher mill levy than Central Peninsula, instituted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-25/mayor-proposes-unified-hospital-serv
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Voices of the Peninsula: Permanent Fund earnings should be part of budget solution

...spending the principal. The constitution does say income from the fund's investments "shall be deposited in the general fund unless otherwise provided by law," meaning they are just like all other funds in the state treasury and available...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-19/voices-of-the-peninsula-permanent
Opinion
UA prioritizes its way through budget cuts

...Legislature to its unallocated General Fund appropriation, according to the...of which came from unrestricted General Fund dollars. Statewide Programs and...system is not allowed to carry over general funds, but other revenues can be banked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/ua-prioritizes-its-way-through-budge
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Legislative Council Lawsuit disappointing

...there is a cost sharing aspect to Medicaid expansion that will place an additional financial burden on the state's general fund. Did the Governor forget that the state is broke too? We should all be looking for ways to reduce government spending...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-25/legislative-council-lawsu
Letters
New court fees to affect citizens, lawyers, reporters

...everybody."According to the amendment proposal, the new revenue created by the increased fees will go to the state's general fund, not the Alaska Court System. While most changes were made to filing fees, the section of the rule pertaining to copying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-20/new-court-fees-to-affect-citizens-la
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Health care task force to meet

...task force on costs. The first time, in 2012, funding was allocated but allowed to lapse back into the borough's general fund after it wasn't used. Navarre said he wasn't sure how many times the group would meet. "We'll figure that out...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/health-care-task-force-to-meet
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