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Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...willing to do without.Likewise, during a recent conference in Fairbanks, attendees ranked nearly every state government service a priority.In the coming months, something's got to give. There just isn't enough money in the state to...
What others say: Beginning again for services and buy groceries and other goods in these communities. Their jobs help support businesses and government services.Fewer people buying goods translates into less community sales tax, increasing the financial concerns of communities...
Mike Navarre: Responsible management remains the goal

...department and service area, challenging all employees to look for ways to save taxpayer dollars while delivering government services, and we're seeing significant results and savings! My goals and priorities will not change significantly over the...
Assembly takes cautious approach to budget

...revenues pencil out while a healthy fund balance is maintained, and borough residents receive a good level of government services for taxes paid.The Clarion reported that last Tuesday's budget discussion focused on three areas - education...

...payments are a critical lifeline for rural resource-dependent counties that can barely afford to pay for critical government services like public safety, schools and roads," U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., said in a statement. "This...
Assembly race takes shape

...anytime. Second, saying that at least one of his opponents is on "a frenzy" to create blanket cuts of taxes and government services. Johnson said the difference is that he thinks each issue through. Cuts that are needed should be sensible and...
Bristol Bay Native Corp. acquires Peak Oilfield Services

...subsidiary and owns a wholesale fuel distribution company in the U.S. Northwest. BBNC is also in construction, government services and tourism.The corporation had $1.9 billion in revenues and $41 million in net income in its most recent...
Without cuts, Alaska faces budget deficit

...natural gas. It also lays out the challenges that must be considered while providing "an acceptable" level of government services, including tax credits for oil and gas, the unfunded liability for public employee pensions, addressing the...
A pay raise for the governor?

...government." Fair enough. It's simply unrealistic to expect government leaders to abandon lucrative careers for government service. It's just as ludicrous to hand elected officials a king's ransom. The fact is, the salary for the job of...
Budget takes shape; Assembly to consider $71 million spending plan at June meeting

...during the assembly's June 7 meeting, also calls for a reduction of three full-time positions from general government services and one from the service areas. "We basically held the line on everything in general government," Carey said...


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