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My Turn: An island too far

...interested parties followed by a 30-day comment period and then forwards the final recommendations to the Assembly Finance Committee. Historically, there are few comments. This year there were none.The seawalk/island project has generated...
Fairbanks officials content to sit on windfall

...Anything other than saving it at this time doesn't make good sense," Kathryn Dodge, chairwoman of the assembly finance committee, said.This is the second judgment in the ongoing lawsuit over taxes on the pipeline. The borough received...
CBJ Finance gives Housing First another advance

...Borough of Juneau in order to stay on track for a spring 2016 construction start date. The members of the CBJ Assembly Finance Committee passed a motion to allocate the requested money at their Wednesday evening meeting, but they didn't do so...
Numbers good as deadline nears for senior sales tax exemption cards

...raised the sales tax cap to $12,000 from $7,500, an increase of $4,500 on a single purchase.The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee also discussed a more complex sales tax regime to be applied to seniors at an April meeting but had not found...
Putting its money where its mouth is

...district is in a much better position for next year," JSD Director of Administration David Means said. "The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee voted to fund the district an additional $500,000 for this current school year. This new appropriation will...
Assembly raises sales tax cap to $12,000

...exemption to seniors who live in Juneau.The Assembly Finance Committee considered the ordinance at its March 18 meeting...of the increased cap. Also discussed by the Assembly Finance Committee at its last meeting was a change to the senior...
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...the public for input.The next Public Works meeting will be held at City Hall on April 13 at noon.At the Assembly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said $500,000 has been earmarked in...
Bartlett CEO says more Medicaid could mean $1M for hospital

...increased sporadically since then.In April 2014, then-interim Bartlett CEO Alan Germany told the Juneau Assembly Finance Committee that patients leaving town and visiting other hospitals for procedures was one reason for the rate increase...
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Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

On Wednesday, members of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Finance Committee agreed that funds from an increase in Juneau's tobacco tax should be used for community services if possible, but members differ...
City slashes funding requests

...state of Alaska recently announced an unexpected $3.5 billion deficit due to plummeting oil prices. The Assembly Finance Committee on Wednesday agreed to prioritize five requested items out of an original list of 29."The more you can whittle...


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