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“Very draft” $190 million spending plan for FY25 based on status quo has $1 million deficit.
Governor cuts $200 million in capital projects, other spending from bill passed by Legislature
Show we the money: Governor, legislators stage news conference vowing again to work together on long-range fiscal plan
Sales tax and special session loom as possibilities.
Assembly members makes some tough calls as it works through the budget process.
State takeover of wetlands permitting, lack of support for social services among main issues
Governor meets with House and Senate members, declines to publicly reveal specifics of proposal
Lawmakers trying to work out differences on PFD, education, deficit as final month of session nears
House looks to pass budget this week, but Senate, governor — and OPEC — also affecting spending plans
Even the smallest pieces of House committee’s markup show signs of huge policy battles to come
Bills to collect more from North Slope producers, enact new sales taxes get hearings next week.
Feisty testimony offered by residents statewide and legislators respond in kind
How the governor is making a “$900 million a year or bust” bet on Alaska’s financial future
Flat funding of ferries, education not a big hit, but governor’s appaent willingness to negotiate is.
Time is short.
“Projects will still go on. Services will still go on.”
The budget is stretched tighter and tighter.
State can’t keep spending like it is, analysts say.
It’s like opening day for municipal budgets.
A warning against the shrinking marketplace of ideas in Alaska’s budget debate.
Don’t panic, but consider sending an email, city officials say.