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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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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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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
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CH2M Hill calls off Alaska unit sale

...work with next year, and he said lawmakers might want to prefund the full amount. Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said "short-funding," as he referred to it, can make the deficit for next year look smaller. "And now more than ever...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-02-12
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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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Alaska lawmakers will scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...special speech Thursday night.The size of the budget hole is unprecedented, according to Legislative Finance Director David Teal. The current year deficit is estimated at $3.5 billion, up $2.1 billion from May, when the 2015 budget was signed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-lawmakers-will-scrutinize-bud
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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
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Elaine Joyce O'Dell

...loquacious, and never met a stranger. Hugs were her favorite things. She also loved white carnations, butterflies, and the color teal. She loved painting and creating artistic crafts and beautiful things; goldpanning; playing cribbage and other games with...

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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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Frontier Community Services' World Series of Baseball braves the rain

...providers from the South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services PRIDE Program. After getting his face covered in a thick mask of teal blue and green paint, Jennings dashed off to grab some lunch. Events like the World Series help raise awareness surrounding...

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