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My Turn: The word Parnell refuses to say: 'deficit'

...the Parnell administration's own numbers, there is no relief in sight. In February, the Governor's Office of Management and Budget gave its annual presentation to the House Finance Committee. Alaska law requires that OMB annually present...
House panel advances bill on electronic notices

...The bill would limit when state agencies could hire contractors for photos or graphics for reports.The Office of Management and Budget, in a fiscal note, said the annual cost of printing state agency reports is estimated at $530,000. The...
State | AK legislature
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...increased costs the Legislature is anticipating or discussing.John Boucher, a senior economist with the Office of Management and Budget, said it's challenging to look out five years and project what Medicaid will cost, for example, or what...
State | AK legislature
Dam project draws attention to renewable goal

...of Alaska's electricity in an average water year. Wind provides less than 1 percent.The governor's Office of Management and Budget has reported the state's renewable-energy portfolio has grown steadily since 2008.Millett, R-Anchorage...
State | AK legislature
Criminals' dividend checks may go to victims' fund

...Fund. The phrase is currently being used for accounting purposes only. It will be administered through the Office of Management and Budget.The bill now goes to the Senate Finance Committee. It faces several more legislative hurdles, but Dyson...
State | AK legislature
Timber industry sues to lift shutdown ban

...The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order lifting the logging shutdown, arguing direction from the Office of Management and Budget does not require suspension of operations on a federal contract so long as direct supervision is inessential...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...whether it comes to pass. The 1996 shutdown cost taxpayers $1.4 billion, according to estimates from the Office of Management and Budget. That's a lot of money to make a point about the need to save money.X DATE SCENARIOSNo hype, a government...
House GOP independent on oil tax, budget

...of all part of the budget process," Leighow said. "It gets analyzed."Karen Rehfeld, director of the Office of Management and Budget, agreed."The amount of the budget is based on a department/program's mission and core services and...
Governor signs oil tax, budget bills, vetoes $2.5M

...budgets include $1.1 billion less in unrestricted general funds than the current year, according to the Office of Management and Budget. The current year's budget totals $13.5 billion.
Surging gun sales aid wildlife restoration That would shave $21 million off the $413 million expected allocation this year, according to the Office of Management and Budget. It is unclear what will happen to the sequestered money, the Congressional Research Service said. It may...


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