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Empire Editorial: Whatever you do, don't panic

...getting a taste of what that's like. We may be in a storm, but we know the rain won't last forever. We have our rainy day fund, and we have a message: Don't panic.That's as much a message for our elected leaders as it is a reminder to...
Empire Editorial: A taxing dilema

...this increase pass, we expect to see the extra funds set aside from the general fund, either going into the city's rainy day fund or used to fund education to the cap.Another concern is that the Assembly's interest in another tobacco tax increase...
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...make a donation to your favorite nonprofit.It's also never too late to squirrel away a little extra money for that rainy day fund. The brakes on your car will always go out at the least convenient time.And for parents, even those still with newborns...
Glory Hole to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

...with the Juneau Community Foundation: The Friends of the Glory Hole Fund. That fund is slated to be used as a "rainy day" fund and Lovishchuck is hoping to raise $100,000 in the next seven to nine years.Empty Bowls has been the Glory Hole's...
City panel narrows tax allocation list

...left over from last year's budget was placed into a rainy-day fund.Assembly Member Randy Wanamaker said he wanted to determine how much is in the rainy-day fund already, for which City Manager Kim Kiefer requested...
Polls open for Juneau municipal election

...deferred maintenance on public buildings, parks and trails - and pay $5 million into the city's budget reserve, or "rainy day fund."Ten million dollars from the sales tax extension would go toward retiring bond debt if both propositions pass...
MacKinnon is right secure the monies to repay the city. If that does not work, we can issue municipal bonds or use money from our rainy-day fund. There are many options. The point is our Assembly needs to move forward and assure the University of Alaska and...
Texas governor's actions don't always match his rhetoric

...billion from the "so-called stimulus" so Texas could close a big budget gap in 2009 and keep intact the precious rainy-day fund, which is expected to contain $9.4 billion in 2013. Trouble with that was it diverted about $3.8 billion in...
City budget on track for 2011 fiscal year

...2013-2014 budget could be achieved without a draw on the "rainy day" fund. Swope said when he drafts a budget it is balanced...cuts. He said if the Assembly gives direction to use rainy day funds over cuts, that's their prerogative. "When I look...
Lawmakers to push budget amendment

...first. Otherwise we stagnate, and stagnation is bad for Alaska." State budget shortfalls are typically covered by a rainy day fund called the Constitutional Budget Reserve, which is now worth $2.13 billion. This year, revenue streamed in from...


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