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Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...freshman residence hall. You won't find a more beautiful campus anywhere!"It's a challenge to do all this with state general fund support declining. We've already cut some programs and positions. But we're working hard to recruit new students...
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...and can't be duplicated in future years.The capital budget saw a cut of about $561 million in unrestricted state general fund money includes this year's approximately $679 million UGF budget. Unrestricted general funds are actual state...
Tourism industry sweats ferry shutdown

...the House and Senate can't come to a compromise by the end of this fiscal year, there's enough unrestricted state general funds included in the small budget passed by Gov. Bill Walker to protect the departments of Corrections and Public Safety...
State | Local
My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...that has not been budgeted if the fund source is not state general funds. Procedurally, the governor notifies the LB& six years and save more than $100 million in state general funds. Medicaid expansion also means up to 4,000 new...
Facing cuts, UA mulls program eliminations

...fiscal year.Not included in that figure is the 2.5 percent pay raise promised to state employees this year - state general funds will pay for half of that, but the university system has to raise the rest, UAS Vice Chancellor Michael Ciri said...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...circumstances, taking half of the Fund's annual earnings could generate $1 billion to $1.5 billion for the state general fund. If the annual dividend were capped, say at $1,000 per year, that could reach $2 billion a year or more...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Building a sustainable future through conversations with Alaskans

...the coming year proposes to spend $5 billion in state general funds. We expect to receive only $2 billion in every state employee whose salary comes from state general funds, it would still not balance the budget. We simply...
My Turn: Alaska shouldn't balance its budget off of seniors, youth

...make it into the press much. Alaska's $3 billion-plus budget deficit is so big that Alaska could fire every state general fund-paid employee and still only cut half the deficit. Cuts alone will harm children and seniors and won't fix this...
Legislature delays final word on Alaska Marine Highway budget

...state operating budget have not come to an agreement on ferry cuts.The House cut about $9 million in unrestricted state general funds from the AMHS budget. The Senate followed that with another $1.75 million cut. The job of the conference committee...
State | AK legislature
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...10 percent of the total project cost. The number most commonly bandied about to close the gap is $9 million in state general funds. Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said that's a number reporters...


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