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Parnell wants reduced spending in next budget

...he wants to address one of the biggest drivers of the budget: the nearly $12-billion unfunded pension liability. He also wants a capital budget focused on maintaining state infrastructure and finishing projects already started.
State | AK legislature
Juneau Rep.: Majority positions matter

...effects that those construction dollars bring home as well as the importance of anchoring state facilities and state infrastructure in the capital city. "I can't think of a time in the past when so much is happening at one time," she added...
Parnell wants reduced spending

...impact on production that they hope.Parnell said he also will propose a capital budget focused on maintaining state infrastructure, including addressing deferred maintenance, and finishing projects that already have been started.He declined...
$1.9B capital budget unveiled

...9 billion capital budget Monday, which co-chair Kevin Meyer said was in keeping with the goal of a smaller state infrastructure budget.One of Meyer's other goals was to have the state finish projects it has started and to maintain Alaska's...
State | AK legislature
Murkowski: Develop resources, build road

...the Empire, said he wants more resource extraction to stabilize the economy and state budget. And he wants more state infrastructure, including a road out of Juneau. But the Republican veteran put off specifics on how he would close a $1 billion-plus...
No time to point fingers

...and until the Legislature funds every needy school, road, ferry, piece of railroad track and other important state infrastructure concerns - Alaska simply doesn't have the money to indulge a bunch of politicians who are more concerned about...
Pete Kott chosen to lead House

...Legislative newcomer Bruce Weyhrauch of Juneau was appointed to the State Affairs Committee. "Any bill affecting state infrastructure is going to go through there," Weyhrauch said, noting he would be in a position to vote against any capital-move...
PF proposal would fund capital projects

...said tapping earnings of the reserve account would provide more money in the capital projects account to pay for state infrastructure. "We have underfunded our capital needs for the last several years," he said. "The needs are there...
Use permanent fund to make us millionaires of the fund so that the State can fund the things it needs to fund without taxing its citizens. It's time for Alaskans to vote on a one-time payoff and let the fund pay for state infrastructure. Thomas Baxter Kasilof
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and the richest country and individuals are holding onto their permanent fund dividends, while their schools and state infrastructure is going to pieces. I'm Alaska Native and am incredibly proud of who I am. We've been forcefully assimilated...


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