John Daugherty arrive in New York City in time to clear the lease sale checks so Alaska would earn that one day of interest on the huge amount. John continued to serve as Treasury Director until his retirement on January 31, 1976. He then worked as a consultant to...
My Turn: Too much risk with house minority positions as Medicaid expansion questions loom

...Medicaid has already grown from $381.7 million in FY2006 to an amount budgeted in 2016 (not including additional expansion) of...enrollment projections were 323,000 people. As of May 2015, the amount was 582,000.In Washington, 190,365 newly eligible enrollees...
Empire Editorial: Time for a legislative remodel

...inflation, the average price of oil over the last 30 years is about $50 per barrel, yet Alaska has spent more than twice that amount in recent years, and more than doubled its operating budget in the last decade.. There must be accountability for the mess...
Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...It's also a feature of some of the tea party-backed Republicans in both the Senate and the House. Taken to extremes it can amount to an isolationist worldview and Paul has softened some stances as he campaigns for president."Montana has a very populist...
Video calls bike gang arrests into question

...returns to court."I have seen bail amounts set this high in high-profile cases...significantly as defense attorneys challenge the amount.Judges have guidelines that are used...have to post at least 10 percent of that amount, or $100,000, to be freed. They...
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Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...offshore drilling led to disaster."Large offshore rigs still dot the horizon off the coast, pumping crude to shore, and small amounts of tar from natural seepage regularly show up on beaches. The leak occurred in a pipe that was carrying crude from an onshore...
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State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...May 27.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that the state decided May 4 that the sale was in the best interest of Alaska. The amount of available timber is approximately 12 million board feet.The project area is about five miles west of the Ketchikan International...
Charges dropped against former Boy Scouts' store manager, Regan Williams, says the state wanted jail time kept on the table. Saunders and Williams have argued for a significant amount of community service instead.Williams says Saunders has been making monthly $300 restitution payments.
Scotland Yard arrests 9 in major London jewel heist

...raids in northern London and the southeastern district of Kent, Scotland Yard said.It said bags containing a significant amount of high-value property were recovered at one of the addresses but did not assign a value to the heist.The audacious robbery...
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DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...Burnett said that while he can't be completely certain about future years' dividend checks, a draw of $4.9 billion - the amount the minority suspects the majority might move from one Permanent Fund account to another to draw down the funds available to...


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