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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 22, 2014

...more than likely talk with one of these two women first. Teal is the daughter of David Teal, director of the legislative finance division. Carpeneti is the daughter of former Alaska Supreme Court chief justice Walter Carpeneti, who delivered the...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...gave the clinic $750,000, and then in fiscal year 2014 another $200,000, according to the state's Legislative Finance Division."This year, had we not been able to sell, we would have needed an additional $800,000 to keep the lights...
My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...fallen by over $6 billion, or over a third from their 2012 balance.According to analyses by the state's Legislative Finance Division, at its current pace the state is now on track to run through the remainder of its savings by the end of the...
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...dollar amounts, information provided by the Legislative Finance Division and Buck Consultants indicates combined annual...are projections, not predictions, Buck and Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal have pointed out.Revenue...
State | AK legislature
TRS pulled from education bill in House

...proposal costing $20.7 billion and getting rid of the liability by 2073.David Teal, the director of the Legislative Finance Division who laid out the plan included in the committee bill, has called it a difference in philosophy, with risks...
State | AK legislature
Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral'

...the next 15 years, on pace to top $1 billion a year before declining.The committee proposal laid out by Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal calls for $1.4 billion toward the teachers' system and $100 million toward a reserve...
State | AK legislature
Teachers' pension proposal raises red flags

...dramatically increases the amount of time the state will be paying into the system.The plan - crafted by Legislative Finance Division director David Teal - is the Legislature's alternative to a plan proposed by Parnell in December. "One...
State | Local | AK legislature
Sen. Finance pushes $9.1B op. budget

...billion smaller than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year, according to a Legislative Finance Division summary.The committee held public comment Thursday and the bill could still be amended before heading to...
State | AK legislature
House panel hears breakdown on educational costs

JUNEAU - The Legislative Finance Division told the House Finance Committee on Monday that Alaska will spend $1.4 billion on education this fiscal year, and if current...
State | AK legislature
$1.9B capital budget unveiled budget, including supplemental capital items, approved by lawmakers last session, according to the Legislative Finance Division.Also Monday, after several hours of debate, the Senate passed a $9.3 billion state operating budget...
State | AK legislature


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