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Tough budget decisions remain

...federal matching-grant requirements.Cuts to agency operations are always tough, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said. The lengthy legislative debate this year - which prompted preparations for a potential government shutdown - bore...
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...shrinking revenue, the work toward a sustainable budget certainly isn't done, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said in a Friday interview.Throughout the session, Teal gave presentations to the House and Senate about what it will...
My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...beginning to look long term and consider revenue options despite the warnings of their own director of Legislative Finance, David Teal. He informed the Legislature on day three of the session that budget cuts alone could never fill the $3.9 billion...
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...meeting was held Wednesday - the Senate Finance committee heard a presentation from Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal on Alaska's budget outlook. Senate leaders are waiting for a deal to be struck between the House majority and minority...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Legislature has multiple paths to resolving fiscal impasse - including a government shutdown

...budgets - but they have until July 1, the start of the new fiscal year, to do it, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said."That is essentially the only requirement they have during the session," he said. "By July 1, they need...
State | AK legislature
Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...economic impact of cuts needed for a sustainable state budget would be far worse than the crash Alaska saw in the 1980s.David Teal made the comment in speaking to the challenge in focusing on cuts to achieve a sustainable budget.Teal delivered an...
State | AK legislature
Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

...was reduced largely to the amount needed to meet federal match requirements. And Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal says finding cuts in government operations is always tough.Gov. Bill Walker's administration was expected to finalize...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...pictured graphically.State Commissioner of Revenue Randy Hoffback said the model is similar to one put together earlier by David Teal, director of the Division of Legislative Finance, but has more bells and whistles."It has more precision," he said...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Building a sustainable future through conversations with Alaskans

...the need to provide for public education, public safety, and public health. The Legislature's finance director, David Teal, points out that if we laid off every state employee whose salary comes from state general funds, it would still not...
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

...from the beginning of the fiscal year starting July 1 to partway through August.Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said it's complicated, but "I suspect that you'd have a problem even getting through August. ... It doesn't...
State | Local | AK legislature


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