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Legislator proposes greater accountability for office funds

...accounted for and that any unspent funds revert to the state general fund.The Legislative Council last month opted for a...any excess revert back to the employer, or to the state general fund, at the end of the fiscal year, Varni said. But...

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News
Study: oil industry spending equals state general fund spending

JUNEAU (AP) -- Alaskans have always looked at the oil flowing from the state's frigid ground as liquid money -- now they can be sure. A new study commissioned by two industry groups found that Big Oil spends about as much money in Alaska each year as the state's government spends from its general fund -- more than $2 billion.

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Alaska
AIDEA plans to pay dividend

...multimillion-dollar efforts. Since 1996, the agency has turned over 25 percent to 50 percent of its profit to the state general fund. Since then, the agency's board has authorized $109 million in dividends, AIDEA said. ''The AIDEA dividend...

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UA's academic change of command

...significant accomplishments during his 11-year tenure as CEO of the state university system. Consider this: * State general fund support went from $165 million in FY98 to $313 million in FY09. * Private giving to the university increased more...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031910/ope_498105841.shtml
Opinion
Needed virtue: Persily: state should be patient on big gas pipeline

...spur new oil and gas exploration and development, so small that it wouldn't add but a few percentage points to state general fund revenues," Persily said in a speech to the Alliance. "Some people say the hurdles (for the large pipeline...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101910/new_722737063.shtml
News
State budget woes present opportunity to find viable solution

...part of the problem. Consider this from the Office of Management and Budget: "In today's dollars, per capita state general fund spending for state services is $921 less than in FY 79 when the oil era began. Combined operating and capital general...

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Opinion
UA Regents make new Lena Point fisheries facility a priority

...asking for nearly $17 million more in state spending. The $618 million operating budget includes $218 million in state general fund money and about $400.6 million from other sources. The request is sent to Gov. Tony Knowles who will submit...

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alaska
Difficult decisions

...institution, you had to go to agencies like Frontier for the services you required. "They would have to look at state general fund dollars to support you in your home," Duff said. "If you were 30 years old with Down's Syndrome and your parents...

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UA Regents make new Lena Point fisheries facility a priority

...asking for nearly $17 million more in state spending. The $618 million operating budget includes $218 million in state general fund money and about $400.6 million from other sources. The request is sent to Gov. Tony Knowles who will submit...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111501/ala_111501alapm0030001.shtml
alaska
Prop C passing will help peninsula schools

...The ballot proposition includes $123.9 million in traditional general obligation bonds to be paid back from the state general fund and $102.8 million in GARVEE bonds. The GARVEE bonds are to be paid back with money the state expects from federal...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011602/ele_1106020002.shtml
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