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State workers to get layoff warning

Thousands of layoff notices will be sent to state workers today after the Alaska Senate appeared ready to blow...Finance Committee, quickly responded that the messages state workers will receive today are "notifications," not actual...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-01/state-workers-get-layoff-warning
Local | AK legislature
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...operating budget bill whose passage will prevent mass state worker layoffs and a government shutdown."This is something...executive branch departments. It's not yet known how many state workers will be laid off as an effect of the cut.The House...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/budget-deal-senates-hands
State | AK legislature
House agrees on budget

...operating budget bill whose passage will prevent mass state worker layoffs and a partial government shutdown."This is...executive branch departments. It's not yet known how many state workers will be laid off as an effect of the cut.The House...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-30/house-agrees-budget
State | AK legislature
House majority, minority reach possible compromise

...caucuses have apparently struck up a deal to fund the fiscal year 2016 operating budget before layoff notices go out to state workers Monday.The budget bill amendment, which will be brought by House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Mark Neuman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-29/house-majority-minority-reach-compromis
State
State workers, departments honored

Several state workers and departments were honored Thursday during the 2015 Governor's Deanli Peak Performance Awards held at Centennial Hall. This...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-29/state-workers-departments-honored
State | Local
My Turn: Oil tax myths

...have put through the pipeline - almost certainly at higher prices than today.It is very short-sighted to equate state workers' salaries, social programs and the like to tax credits designed to provide the very revenue that will maintain these...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-28/my-turn-oil-tax-myths
Opinion
Compromise or 'coercion'?

...Wednesday morning when it put add-backs to education and state worker contracts on the table and told minority members to...will lead to layoffs. She didn't specify how many state workers could be laid off.The governor's original fiscal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...toss," he added jokingly.Gov. Bill Walker announced earlier this month that he will have to notify about 15,000 state workers of potential layoffs June 1 if a budget deal is not forged by then.Tuck said he'd like to take Walker up on an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/house-offers-bill-perm-fund-draw
State | AK legislature
Tuck: Budget deal doesn't seem any closer

...Tuck says he doesn't believe lawmakers are any closer to a budget deal, with days to go before notices are sent to state workers warning of possible layoffs.Tuck and House Speaker Mike Chenault have been talking in a bid to put together a package...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/tuck-budget-deal-doesnt-seem-any-closer
State
First special session concludes

...session times out June 19. If a new budget isn't approved by the end of June, Walker plans to lay off thousands of state workers.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/first-special-session-concludes
State | Local | AK legislature

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