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Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

...said in an email. Of the $4.5 billion budgeted in general fund unrestricted revenue, 85 percent of that, or $3...34 billion from its reserves this year to supplement general fund spending and balance the budget. The state won't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Letter: I'm voting for common sense - George McGuan

...the dead-end road, it will also cost the state more to operate and maintain. That cost will be $5 million more in general fund spending every year compared to running the existing ferry system.I have to be honest here, if "The Road" is built...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-im-voting-common-sense-george-
Letters
My Turn: 2B or not 2B

...required to keep these vessels afloat. That is what Alternative 2B proposes to do in Lynn Canal.In the 1990s, the general fund subsidy was in the $50 million range. More recently, the subsidy reached $120 million and will only increase unless...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-17/my-turn-2b-or-not-2b
Opinion
Empire Editorial: A taxing dilema

...excise tax as a revenue generator. Should this increase pass, we expect to see the extra funds set aside from the general fund, either going into the city's rainy day fund or used to fund education to the cap.Another concern is that the Assembly's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/empire-editorial
Opinion
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...unclaimed and forfeited vehicles, according to the City and Borough of Juneau Purchasing Office. The money goes to CBJ General Fund.CBJ also held its fleet and heavy equipment outcry auction at the same time. That auction made $20,525.Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/firearm-theft-illegal-shooting-case
Local
Holy Trinity and Juneau Community Foundation say thank you

...the Juneau Community Foundation showed its appreciation for Trucano's generous philanthropic contributions to their general fund. In addition, Holy Trinity and the Juneau Community Foundation would like to thank the following businesses for their...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/holy-trinity-and-juneau-community-f
Neighbors
JPD vehicle auction this Saturday

...php.All items must be paid for immediately after the sale. Cash, cashiers check and personal checks will all be accepted with sufficient identification.Proceeds from the auction go toward the City and Borough of Juneau General Fund.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-02/jpd-vehicle-auction-saturday
Local
My Turn: Stay optimistic, vote no on 1

...tax reform is an Alaska issue, not an oil company issue.The oil industry tax base pays for 90 percent of Alaska's general fund to operate the government. It's the source of revenue for our Permanent Fund, supports our civic groups and employs...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-07/my-turn-stay-optimistic-vote-no-1
Opinion
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...in about $450,000 per year; the rest of its budget comes from the city's hotel tax, marine passenger fee and general fund.Pfister said the convention center contributes between $2.5 million and $7 million in new money to the city by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/whats-going-centennial-hall
Local
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...property tax and royalties for the Permanent Fund and General Fund," Pawlowski said.Pawlowski and other revenue officials...additions of 2 percent yearly were allowed for state general fund spending, the state's savings accounts, excluding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State

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