At the end of last year’s legislative session, Juneau found itself on the hook for more than $5 million in cost shifts from the state.
With the governor’s budget set for release Wednesday, Juneau lawmakers are concerned by what $1.6 billion in budget cuts could mean for the capital city’s sizable portion of state government workers.
Gov. Bill Walker says he’d like all of his commissioners to live in Juneau, but thinks it’s OK if some of them choose to live in other parts of the state.
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.