Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...the case Tuesday, but budget cuts at both the state and city level...they may be affected by budget cuts as well, Woodrow said.The state cut the DOT's operating budget...associated costs. The budget cut effectively killed overtime pay...
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

...Hoffbeck countered that cuts alone will not close the...we get bogged down in cuts, we will not get to a...Hoffbeck said. "We cannot cut enough government to get...The Legislature has cut the unrestricted July. Despite the cuts, the state expects another...
Pitney: Cuts only one piece of budget picture

Even with major budget cuts, the state could see its credit rating...hesitant to "go that extra distance" to cut the budget or to take steps to increase...piece that needs to be considered and cuts alone won't erase the deficit. The...
Haines forestry office closes for season

...21.The office had been kept open year-round until budget cuts were enacted by the Alaska Legislature early this year.The...Thursday.The closure was forced by layoffs in response to budget cuts, the division said. While the Haines office is closed, anyone...
Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have already grounded one of their two search and rescue helicopters due to budget cuts, and officials say if changes aren't made they may not be able to afford the other chopper.The Fairbanks-based helicopter...
Five school board candidates debate future amid budget cuts

...changes were needed to give students a better education amid budget cuts; it was in the details where differences between candidates...budget. Some of the candidates revealed what programs they would cut if they had to.The election will be held Oct. 6. A transparent...
Girdwood residents have concerns about trooper cuts

...State Trooper patrols at the end of the year.Girdwood trooper barracks will close Dec. 31 as part of state-ordered budget cuts, according to KTVA-TV.The plan is to have troopers based out of Anchorage to cover traffic and safety patrols along the...
Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented Friday

Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented FridayThe initial cut of a film based on the lives and work of Richard and Nora Dauenhauer will premiere at the final Evening at Egan presentation of...
Medicaid looks to cut back on new disability program users

...adults with developmental disabilities may cut the number of people it enrolls each year...40 a barrel?"Those that oppose the cuts argue that by reducing the number of with that. But to just arbitrarily cut it down to 50 without any hope for the future...
With cuts on horizon, UA needs budget hike just to stay level

...result in job losses, program cuts and possibly even campus closures...think the university will see cuts this year, and I think the OMB cut will be the minimum that we...horizontal" approach to budget cuts. Rather than cut a set percentage from each...
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