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Folk Fest bar music, dances, workshops and other events

...Irish drinking songs.11:10 p.m.-12 a.m., Fire on McGinnis, Juneau (Martha DeFreest, Kelly Henriksen, Mike Barnhill, Mark Lukey, Matt Damron). Irish and Scottish tunes to a rock beat. Saturday Night, April 11, JACC7-7:50...
Pension shortfall projected at $8.7B at year's end

...year approved moving $3 billion from savings to further address the shortfall.Deputy commissioner of Administration Mike Barnhill says the $3 billion will be deposited in three installments over the course of the year.He said the projection also...
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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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...
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...
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...
Worker-favored pension plan makes progress

...have defined benefit plans instead of defined contribution plans.At the State Affairs meeting, Deputy Commissioner Mike Barnhill of the Department of Administration said the state's actuaries were working with outside actuaries to tweak the bill...
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...
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...


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