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House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

...Teal said that could make some local governments look "pretty horrible." But Deputy Administration Commissioner Mike Barnhill said any deposit into the system will reduce the amount of the liability and the amount of pension liabilities allocated...
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All-day Celtic Festival to be held Saturday

...establishing the broader Celtic Music festival to encompass not just the Scots, but the rest of the Celts. Organizer Mike Barnhill said the first odd-year festival was held four years ago in response to community demand. "It was pretty low key...
Folk Festival schedule

...and Highland Dancers (Melanie Brown, Laurie Gardner, Doug Gardner, Scott Marnon, Brandon Smith, Dan McCrummen, Mike Barnhill, Doug Harris, Pete Whitehead, Don Hale, Adelie McMillan, Marina Lloyd, Shelby York, Margot Oliver)8 p.m...
Egan reintroduces public employee retirement bill

...Parnell administration spoke in opposition to Egan's bill last year, with Deputy Commissioner of Administration Mike Barnhill saying no defined benefit bill can guarantee it won't face unfunded liabilities.A stock market dive, rising health...
And craic was had by all

...Specialty Imports and K&L Distributors; volunteers King Island Christmas cast and parents; and poster designer Meghan Lindquist. And many thanks to Nancy Decherney and the fine staff of the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.Mike Barnhill
Safe rides on bicycles with help from Girl Scouts

...Maren Haavig, Jamie Bursell and Greg Huebschen; Juneau Police Officers Hatch and Brink; scout dads Dean Graber and Mike Barnhill; and SAGA, who loaned us reflective vests for the day. We also appreciate the support we received from Floyd Dryden...
Alaska confronts health care dilemma

...down."If we could get our cost curve down from 9 percent to 2 percent, that would be almost miraculous," said Mike Barnhill, deputy commissioner of the Department of Administration.Barnhill's department, which oversees health care coverage...
Best Bets: Weekend holds Scottish lore, salsa, surreal film

...Celtic musicians also will perform songs and dance music. In past years dinner has been the emphasis, but organizer Mike Barnhill said this year entertainment will be at the fore. Haggis will be served, but more for sampling than sustenance...
ARM board struggles with $11B in debt

...what it thinks it will have to make those payments with."There's an $11 billion dollar hole in the system," Mike Barnhill, deputy commissioner of the Department of Administration, told the Alaska Retirement Management Board. The board...
Parnell administration opposes retirement change

...saved money, because it wants employees, not the state, to bear the risk of any retirement funding shortfalls, said Mike Barnhill, deputy commissioner of the Department of Administration.The very nature of a defined-benefit system exposed the...


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