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Longevity Bonus, SeniorCare may not make it past legislators

...campaign promise to reinstate the Longevity Bonus Program and her proposal able to re-establish the Longevity Bonus without expanding it to a enroll in the SeniorCare or Longevity Bonus program, if the latter is funded...
What others say: Recent savings saves state budget

...development; when he got to Juneau, he had to make a number of unexpected budget cuts, including the elimination of the longevity bonus for seniors. With an administrative pen stroke in early 2005, he also increased oil revenues by consolidating small...
Reader supports bonus reinstatement

Gov. Sarah Palin is to be commended for her pledge to reinstate the Longevity Bonus. Former Gov. Frank Murkowski?s most flagrant wrong to Alaskans was eliminating it. Those who want the money to be used elsewhere...
Reader: Fair to bring back bonus as originally planned

After reading the answers published on the Clarion?s poll (on the Longevity Bonus), I would like to suggest another alternate idea for consideration. The bonus was originally a ?gift of appreciation...
2007 Home Show ?Springs into Building?

Thousands toured the Home Builders Show at the Soldotna Sports Center. As Old Man Winter hangs around for his longevity bonus, birds are nesting and local residents on the Peninsula seem eager to jump start those building and remodel projects...
Legislators? opinions vary on senior benefit program

...we should have gone back to the longevity bonus program.? As amended by...needs-based program. Everybody got the longevity bonus.? A program giving $120...veto of funding for the seniors longevity bonus. ?We had some people who...
Public radio slated for budget cut

...proposed a $1.7 million cut in longevity bonus grants, a program already short...the money. The reduction in longevity bonus grants is also a familiar budget...would simply stop mailing out longevity bonus checks, Commissioner Bob Poe...
Reader keeps eye on Juneau

...generally supported by those currently in Juneau. Longevity Bonus? Also not generally supported by those currently in...result, unending escalation in cost to the state. The Longevity Bonus on the other hand is declining expense, being reduced...
Solution offered for pension fund

...think the solution would be very easy for them. Do like they did with the one created for the older generation (Longevity Bonus Program), and just wipe it all out, then start framing a payment plan based on the post-employment financial...
State owes seniors longevity bonuses

...legislators cared enough about the State?s retirement plan for Senior?s with the same diligence. That is what the Longevity Bonus was in case they have overlooked the wording. It was granted to pre-statehood residents, most of whom were not...


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