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Tough budget decisions remain meet 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...
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...prices and 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...
Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

...state money 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...
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...and Southeast Alaska. The terms for these positions will expire February 28, 2018. SnowTRAC members assist the division director by providing a diverse and informed analysis of grant proposals and by making funding recommendations for the Snowmobile...
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday' operation 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...
State | Local | AK legislature
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...said.One 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...
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...
State | AK legislature
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...Ken Alper's new gig as Department of Revenue Tax Division director was moved back to the capital city as well, having...August when it was filled by a Juneau-based acting division director. That person will continue to work for the division...
House Finance pushes back on budget to work with next year, and he said lawmakers might want to prefund the full amount.Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said "short-funding," as he referred to it, can make the deficit for next year look smaller...
Major companies in talks with state drone program

...regulations and applications, Alaska has the potential to benefit economically from this emerging sector."Commerce Division Director Joe Jacobson said in a meeting afterward that's not to say Alaska is lightyears ahead of other states."This...
State | AK legislature


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