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High risk to state to go it alone on pipeline

...It also didn't look at the cost of things like roads needed for work on the gas line project or the demands on state services by project workers and their families.Questions also were raised about potential cost overruns and how much would...
What others say: Oil work creates some disruption

...revenues won't necessarily be alleviated by hiring in the oil patches. Also, if you're a beneficiary of other state services that get cut because of falling revenue, again, the aggregate improvement in the economy won't necessarily help...
Borough to expand employee numbers as cost saving measure

...Between two-thirds and three-quarters of the 911 calls handled at the center are for Alaska State Troopers and other state services.In an August memo sent to Borough President Linda Murphy, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said that...
News 183 South Soldotna Ave. For more information, call 907-260-4636.Scott Griffith, Veterans of Foreign Wars State Service Officer, will be at the Job Center in Kenai from 8 a.m. to noon July 9. Griffith will answer your questions about...
Let's give SB 21 a chance to work

...we cannot tax them to the point where they invest their capital elsewhere. Yes, we need the tax revenue to fund state services, but at the risk of expanding those services to the point where they are not sustainable. Yes, we want the oil...

...6 p.m. A chapter buisness meeting will also be held at 7:30 p.m.Scott Griffith, Veterans of Foreign Wars State Service Officer, will be at the Job Center in Kenai from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Griffith will answer your questions about...
Q&A: Mike Chenault, Kurt Olson and Peter Micciche review impacts on programs and communities and decide whether or not the program or funding provides an essential state service. Too many times in the past, we have received federal funds for specific needs and programs, only to watch the funding...
State budget woes present opportunity to find viable solution

...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 fund spending is $1...
Alaskans should study ballot issues carefully

...would ban legislators and their staff from being employed by government contract holders for two years after leaving state service. Vote "No." This measure limits participation in the political process, plain and simple. Why would we want to...
Alaskans need to speak out: PPT issue affects all residents; representative seeking input

...the issues before us in the special session in Juneau, we pretty well know that most of the revenue that pays for state services comes from the oil owned by all Alaskans in common. We also know that the oil companies don't own the land or the...


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