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Most seniors support equal taxes

...Juneau Commission on Aging, said the Assembly should "increase revenue in a way that's fair, and cut services. But please don't cut services for education and way of life."She presented her own plan to exempt food, fuel and electricity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
Local
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...finalized the city's fiscal year 2015 budget, way ahead of its June 15 deadline. At the end of the day, the Assembly cut services and dipped into the general fund balance to make up for a $6 million shortfall.The decision must still be approved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/cbj-tax-hike-taken-table
Local
If Congress wants Postal Service to be a self-sustaining operation, it has to loosen its micromanaging grip

...Internet has largely replaced the written letter and printed invoice - but is not allowed to bring in new revenue or cut services.The final financial straw was a 2006 law requiring the Postal Service to pre-fund retiree health benefits 75 years...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-10-10/if-congress-wants-postal-service-be-s
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Public calls for more in capital budget

...base amount. If state and federal support decreases, he warned, the City and Borough of Juneau could be forced to cut services."You who came up through the ranks - school board members, assembly members, mayors - know how important this is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-01/public-calls-more-capital-budget
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...towns will raise property taxes and cut services to make up for money cut from municipal...towns will raise property taxes and cut services to make up for money cut from municipal...towns will raise property taxes and cut services to make up for money cut from municipal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071199/Ins_whammy.shtml
Juneau to feel 'triple whammy' from 200 budget

In response to the state's fiscal year 2000 budget, some towns will raise property taxes and cut services to make up for money cut from municipal aid programs. For Juneau, which as a capital city owes much of its identity and economic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071199/Ins_whammy.html
Inside
House panel calls for boost in school funding

...the state needs to put about $78 million more into Alaska schools to keep them from having to lay off teachers and cut services next year. And the panel said the Legislature needs to keep increasing funding by 2 percent a year. Rep. Dan Ogg...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021804/sta_school.shtml
News
Commissioner says no cuts for elderly

...residents that the Murkowski administration is not planning budget cuts for the elderly. "There is no effort afoot to cut services to seniors," Gilbertson said. Gilbertson also said that Gov. Frank Murkowski intends to work with the Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121003/sta_agebenefit.shtml
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Native convention opens in Fairbanks

...survive until spring. More than 13 villages have already shut down their municipal governments and 39 more have had to cut services such as police and road maintenance this year in order to pay bills, said Kevin Ritchie, executive director of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101805/sta_20051018014.shtml
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Officials: Failure to renew sales levy would tax city

...levy on the Oct. 3 ballot. "We would have to make some pretty tough budget decisions if it didn't pass. Would we cut services? Would we increase property taxes?" said Craig Duncan, city finance director. "We're talking about a huge impact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072806/loc_20060728019.shtml
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