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Ferry budget add-backs reconsidered

Proponents of the Alaska Marine Highway System who celebrated a recent funding add-back...caucus has asked for additional funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System, among other bargaining chips.The conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/ferry-budget-add-backs-reconsidered
State | AK legislature
Alaska Legislature has multiple paths to resolving fiscal impasse - including a government shutdown

...minority's requests include an add-back to education funding, Medicaid expansion and increased funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System among other things, House minority spokesman Mike Mason said in an interview Sunday.Tuck said Monday night...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/alaska-legislature-has-multiple-paths-r
State | AK legislature
Legislature delays final word on Alaska Marine Highway budget

...Transportation and Public Facilities budget Wednesday - but skipped over the 30 line items that dealt with the Alaska Marine Highway System.The conference committee left those items open for a meeting later this week. Committee member Rep. Les...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/legislature-delays-final-word-alaska-ma
State | AK legislature
Legislators reverse $1.75M in cuts to Alaska Marine Highway

The Alaska Marine Highway System was thrown a life preserver Saturday afternoon when a committee restored $1.75 million in spending.The conference committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/legislators-reverse-15-million-cuts-ala
State | AK legislature
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Hammering Southeast Alaska

...state and draconian cuts in subsidies to the Alaska Marine Highway System, to the potential repeal of daylight savings...the Senate voted to reduce subsidies to the Alaska Marine Highway System in Fiscal Year 2016 by a whopping $12 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-readers-council-editorial-hamm
Opinion
Domestic violence prevention dollars deleted

...budgets it will tackle, but it is expected to be dealing with some tough topics, including education and Alaska Marine Highway System funding and state worker salary increases.Once the conference committee finishes its pass through the operating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14
State | AK legislature
Alaska ferry sailings uncertain with possible budget cuts

KETCHIKAN - More than 9,200 travelers have bought tickets for some Alaska state ferry sailings this summer that might have to be canceled if funding is not restored to the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016, according to Alaska Marine Highway System officials.The Marine Highway System could face about $11 million in cuts to its budget, the Ketchikan Daily News newspaper reported. The Taku, Chenega and Malaspina ferries would have to be sidelined from July through September of this year if that happens, officials said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/alaska-ferry-sailings-uncertain-possibl
State
Budget passes from Senate

...them would have restored $3 million of the approximately $12 million in unrestricted general funds cut from Alaska Marine Highway System operations for fiscal year 2016."It never was intended to make money - it's a highway, just on the water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/budget-passes-senate
State | AK legislature
Ferry sailings uncertain with possible budget cuts

KETCHIKAN - More than 9,200 travelers have bought tickets for some Alaska state ferry sailings this summer that might have to be canceled if funding is not restored to the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016, according to Alaska Marine Highway System officials.The Marine Highway System could face about $11 million in cuts to its budget, the Ketchikan Daily News newspaper reported. The Taku, Chenega and Malaspina ferries would have to be sidelined from July through September of this year if that happens, officials said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/ferry-sailings-uncertain-possible-budge
State
Senate passes operating budget

...them would have restored $3 million of the approximately $12 million in unrestricted general funds cut from Alaska Marine Highway System operations for fiscal year 2016."It never was intended to make money - it's a highway, just on the water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-05/senate-passes-operating-budget
State | AK legislature

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