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Despite majority, UK's Cameron faces Conservative rebellion

...to hold the Conservative Party together at a time when some on the right were pushing for more cuts to welfare and public services."Without their coalition partners, the Conservatives face a return of the unpleasant nickname they've long tried...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/despite-majority-uks-cameron-faces-co
Not For Web
My Turn: Ax the timber budget

...worry about government costs and budgets - there are too many large capital projects, rate increases and cuts to public services. What to do? The largest sources of government waste in Southeast Alaska are the seemingly untouchable state and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-11/my-turn-ax-timber-budget
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...facing a $3.9 billion deficit is ludicrous.Alaskans should be outraged that while transportation, education and public services are getting axed, a minority of lawmakers are plotting a deal to buy a McMansion with few checks and balances in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-17/empire-editorial-lawmakers-want-one-m
Opinion
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...elaborate on these, but later, in answering questions, said that "public-private partnerships" in delivering public services was a major theme that developed in transition recommendations from a conference of citizens held in late November...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/walker-alaska-will-weather-fiscal-storm
State
City manager briefs chamber on budget

...which provides Alaska's boroughs, cities, and unincorporated communities with money vital to the delivery of basic public services."Some years we haven't gotten anything," Kiefer said. In other years, Juneau has received around $2 million...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/city-manager-briefs-chamber-budget
Local
State will appeal school funding decision

...is upheld on appeal, he doesn't expect it to have much impact because taxpayers expect property taxes to go to public services - including schools. Even if municipalities have the ability to contribute less to schools, it doesn't mean they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/state-will-appeal-school-funding-decisi
State | AK legislature
Vote 'Yes' to have the final say

...any, resources available to fund the things most people believe to be necessary for a decent life, and most of the public services even the most independent of us depend on. Since there will be no resources, elections will essentially be meaningless...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-19/vote-yes-have-final-say
Letters
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...the private companies who profit from its production. The tax is how oil is converted into revenue that supports public services and infrastructure, Alaska jobs and businesses and economic diversification.The question presented by Ballot Measure...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-17/my-turn-yes-vote-gives-alaska-time-ge
Letters
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, originally.He likes the job because it's never boring."It's a great mix of public services," West said.West estimated only about 20 or 30 percent of the job is law enforcement, though that may vary from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
Assembly eyes tax changes

...city's exemptions, including that for seniors."If nothing changes in our tax structure, it may be a problem for public services," he said. "So we need to find a balance where what's good for the community also pays the bills that come with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/assembly-eyes-tax-changes
Local

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