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Tough budget decisions remain

...amount needed to 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...
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought unrestricted general funds, according to Legislative Finance Division documents. The total operating budget ended...sustainable budget certainly isn't done, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said in a Friday interview...
Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

...budget, for which 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...
My Turn: Alaska shouldn't balance its budget off of seniors, youth

...production tax revenue than we pay out.And here's something to chew on: It's a fact that our non-partisan Legislative Finance Division keeps repeating, but that doesn't make it into the press much. Alaska's $3 billion-plus budget deficit...
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...year," he 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...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Legislature has multiple paths to resolving fiscal impasse - including a government shutdown

...operating and capital 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...
State | AK legislature
Finance director paints sobering budget picture

JUNEAU - The director of the Legislative Finance Division laid out a sobering picture of the state's budget outlook Thursday, saying the economic impact of cuts needed for a sustainable...
State | AK legislature
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

...state government in 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...
State | Local | AK legislature
By the numbers: Alaska budget debate, attempts to fix it

...the budget debate:$6.9 billion: Projected deficit between this fiscal year and next, according to the Legislative Finance Division.$94 million: The amount of state money Walker proposed adding to the budget passed by legislators.May...
House panel advances bill to nix state employee pay raises

...Separate legislation is needed to reduce the salary schedule for non-covered employees, the director of the Legislative Finance Division has said. The employees have been in line for a cost-of-living increase of 2.5 percent for the coming...


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