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My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

...reduction which, when combined with fixed cost increases, will mean a $40.6 million impact.We will seek input from Alaska's public, K-12, corporate and business leaders, as well as from the university community to develop scenarios that focus...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...other Alaskan, was responsible for ensuring that large portions of the non-renewable oil revenue set to flow into Alaska's public treasury were saved and protected from wanton spending by the political caste. The genius of Malone, Hammond and...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

The first day of Medicaid expansion wasn't Black Friday. For Alaska's Public Assistance Offices, it was just a slightly busier Tuesday in the office."We did see an increase in work, but it wasn't to...
Up Alaska's alternate revenue stream without a paddle

...I've been hit with a veritable tornado of ideas (well, actually more like a dust devil) concerning how to grow Alaska's public fisc. First and foremost: tanzanite. I'm not even sure what tanzanite is, but the tourists go crazy for it...
Records: Employees used leave time for charity golf tourney

...release last month, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, called the event "symptomatic of a concerning trend within Alaska's public corporations - forgetting that they operate with public dollars." Gattis, a member of the House Finance Committee...
Facing cuts, UA mulls program eliminations

...partially due to an ongoing budgetary squeeze on Alaska's public universities.Among the three universities, 31 academic...suspended enrollment pending a change or further review.Alaska's public universities are constantly evaluating their programs...
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...insulating the Board of Education from anticipated whims of any future governor or Legislature, he turned his eyes to how Alaska's public education system might be viable in rural communities.He wrote: "In another effort to reduce crippling costs...
My Turn: Stand up and stop the crazy education cuts

...the second year in a row, I find myself having to go to our state capital in Juneau as a citizen concerned about Alaska's public schools. After spending five weeks there last year along with many others, I was so shell-shocked that it took...
School choice talk turns into ideological debate

...last session, without really talking about them.Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, said the resolution doesn't raise Alaska's public schools as a choice to be celebrated, and he said he would not be voting to establish the week, which lines up...
State | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words in Yup'ik, the other is in Kotzebue and run in Inupiaq. There are Native language programs integrated into Alaska's public school districts, including Juneau's, but these schools operate entirely in their chosen languages."We want...
State | Local | AK legislature


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