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Alaska Budget

Daniel Marans

Alaska Budget Deal Averts Government Shutdown. Now Comes The Hard Part. | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

Alaska’s legislature approved a budget on Thursday that averts a government shutdown and ends a weeks-long political impasse. Now, talk turns to mak...

Nearing Possible Government Shutdown, Alaska Governor Issues Layoff Notices To 10,000 State Employees

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, June 1 (Reuters) - Alaska Governor Bill Walker issued layoff notes on Monday to more than 10,000 state ...

Alaska's Film Industry Is Growing, but Budget Crunch Puts Tax Credits in Limbo

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

Tax credits documented in a new state report show that Alaska's film industry has continued to grow even as state lawmakers prepare to gut the film incentive program.

Alaska Governor: State's Savings Mean Oil Revenue Decline Doesn't Make Budget Situation a 'Crisis'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Gov. Bill Walker says Alaska will tap its savings and cut budgets to get through low oil prices, but in an interview on the eve of next legislative session he was unwilling to call the state's multibillion-dollar deficits a "crisis."

The 10 States With The Worst Budget Shortfalls

ABC News | Scott Mayerowitz and Nathalie Tadena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economic problems of American families are now pounding many state governments which are in turn slashing services to balance their budgets in one...