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Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...on 286 of the positions (the remaining 85 come from the university system, which keeps track separately), Chief Budget Analyst Kelly O'Sullivan said. Of the 286 jobs, 174 are vacant spots that would not be filled. The rest would be layoffs...
Mary Carpenter (Eldemar, Berg)

...graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, worked for the Alaska Supreme Court, retired from the State of Alaska as a Budget Analyst, and owned and operated Secretariat, a legal secretarial business based in Juneau. She recently wrote "I enjoyed...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...Transit had just begun and had only a few buses in the fleet, including three repurposed Army surplus buses.City budget analyst Bonnie Chaney is retiring after 28 years with the city. Finance director Bob Bartholomew said Chaney has coached...
Governor signs biggest, earliest operating budget ever

...around the state. Budget Director Cheryl Frasca said the capital budget often lags behind other measures. She said budget analysts are reviewing the line items to make sure they are "an appropriate use of public funds." Republicans and Democrats...
Federal spending joins oil to stabilize state's finances

...through the state, funding programs such as Medicaid, as well as transportation and education, said John Boucher, a budget analyst with the state's Office of Management and Budget. Other big federal spending programs include defense, both salaries...
City may charge registration tax to pay for junk vehicle program

...those vehicles traditionally have not posed a problem as being abandoned or left as junk, explained Bonnie Chaney, a budget analyst with the city. The state prohibits collecting an MVRT tax on some vehicles, includingthose registered to disabled...
State till bulges with oil income

...hundreds of millions to state coffers, but lawmakers and budget analysts are warning against calling new revenues a services programs for the needy. Lawmakers and budget analysts warn that much of the new revenue will be needed to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...scrambling to figure out what's in and what's out. A new fast ferry is on the ``out'' list. Dawn Mach, a budget analyst with the administration, said a general fund cut of $1.7 million would cut off federal matching money for the...
State budget reserve may get small boost back. "It was designed to help fill a fiscal gap in case you have oil price volatility," said John Boucher, budget analyst with the Office of Management and Budget. The state dipped into the reserve repeatedly during low oil price years...
Analysts: Budget drought ahead

JUNEAU - With North Slope oil production declining and oil prices slipping, a legislative budget analyst warns state spending - now flush with oil-fed billion dollar surpluses - could be back in the hole as early as next year. Sound...


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