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Legislative Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...the crash Alaska saw in the 1980s.David Teal made the comment in speaking to the challenge...cuts to achieve a sustainable budget.Teal delivered an interactive lunch-time presentation...have on the budget and reserves. While Teal has said it's virtually impossible for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/legislative-finance-director-paints-
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Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

...are always tough, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said. The lengthy legislative debate this year - which prompted...costs.The spending plan does not forward-fund education, Teal said, meaning legislators will have to come up with an education...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-30/tough-budget-decisions-remain-in-ala
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Walker seeks input to balance budget

...pictured graphically.State Commissioner of Revenue Randy Hoffback said the model is similar to one put together earlier by David Teal, director of the Division of Legislative Finance, but has more bells and whistles."It has more precision," he said.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-04/walker-seeks-input-to-balance-budget
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Lawmakers sweep $94 million into rainy day fund

...needed.Legislative Finance Director David Teal said Saturday that theory doesn't fly...Senate passed a CBR vote this morning," Teal said. "If that goes through on the House...doesn't play any role at all in this."Teal said Senate Finance probably picked the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-11/lawmakers-sweep-94-million-into-rain
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What others say: No cutting our way to prosperity

...difficult to grasp. No amount of cutting would be able to make the state budget sustainable, as legislative finance director David Teal reported to lawmakers last month. Even cutting every state employee would only close half of the gap. So it's frustrating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-06/what-others-say-no-cutting-our-wa
Opinion
Midnight Sun Big Sit turns in big specie count

...Goose, 9 Canada Goose, 40 American Wigeon, 15 Mallard ducks, 25 Northern Shoveler, 20 Northern Pintail, 30 Green-winged Teal, 2 Greater Scaup, 2 Bufflehead*, 3 Common Merganser, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 50 Bald Eagle, 3 Northern Harrier, 34...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-01/midnight-sun-big-sit-turns-in-bi
Dispatch
Building a sustainable future: Conversations with Alaskans

...dictate the need to provide for public education, public safety, and public health. The Legislature's finance director, David Teal, points out that if we laid off every state employee whose salary comes from state general funds, it would still not balance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-31/building-a-sustainable-future-con
Opinion
Community news and notes

Miles and Lynzie Jorgensen of Kenai announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Teal Jorgensen, at 2:53 a.m. Aug. 13, 2013. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20.25 inches. She joins sibling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-09-13/community-news-and-notes
Community
Birders flock to Kenai festival

...of his lifetime bird list Friday during the Kenai Birding Festival's birding float trip of the Kenai River: a blue-winged teal. With some 260 bird species that can be found across the Kenai Peninsula, seeing that kind of duck was quite a feat for Eskelin...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052310/new_643452218.shtml
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Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...not without some severe impacts on the economy," said David Teal, director of the Legislative Finance Division.Alaska is no...is bigger than the entire state general fund budget in 2006, Teal said.Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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