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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...
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...
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion: It's time

...that has not been budgeted if the fund source is not state general funds. Procedurally, the governor notifies the LB& six years, and save more than $100 million in state general funds. Medicaid expansion also means up to 4,000 new...
Peninsula hospitals measure impact of state reimbursement rate freeze

...reduce their budget." Statewide, eliminating the inflationary increase is expected to save $8 million from the state general fund. However, Richards said if the rate remains frozen for several years, it could create difficulty for CPH. "This...
University of Alaska to cut programs

...But state employees were also promised a 2.5 percent pay raise this year. Half of that will be paid through state general funds but the university system has to cover the rest, said University of Alaska Southeast Vice Chancellor Michael Ciri...
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...circumstances, taking half of the Fund's annual earnings could generate $1 billion to $1.5 billion for the state general fund. If the annual dividend were capped, say at $1,000 per year, that could reach $2 billion a year or more...
Building a sustainable future: Conversations with Alaskans

...the coming year proposes to spend $5 billion in state general funds. We expect to receive only $2 billion in every state employee whose salary comes from state general funds, it would still not balance the budget. We simply...
Medical administrators look at implications of health care expansion

...of expansion, the other half will be paid by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, and thereafter from the state general fund. Reach Ben Boettger at
Lawmakers sweep $94 million into rainy day fund

...spend the money."The total FY 2016 capital budget is $1.28 billion and includes $113 million in unrestricted state general funds, about $40 million less than the governor included in his version. It represents the state's leanest capital...
Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall the population.This year's budget deficit alone, estimated at $3.5 billion, is bigger than the entire state general fund budget in 2006, Teal said.Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University...


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