The city’s budgeting process will play out at Juneau Assembly Finance Committee meetings scheduled each Wednesday from April 5 until the budget is finalized.
The Office of Management and Budget director’s message is in line with what appears to be the Walker administration’s effort to ease the public into a conversation about revenue options outside of oil.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says now is the time to draw on the Permanent Fund to pay for state government.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.
In a letter to Gov. Bill Walker, Juneau’s legislative delegation says it’s concerned only two state commissioners have committed to living in the capital.
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins thinks the state’s financial situation will mean a new reality for the state legislature in the upcoming session.
Outgoing Juneau Assemblyman Carlton Smith predicts uncertain financial times
At an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon and then again with reporters, Parnell emphasized the need to pull back on state spending.
With Gov. Sean Parnell’s budget due out next week, there’s plenty of speculation over what exactly will be in it.