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Walker: Nothing off the table in budget talks

...cost of government, and the state is expected to use savings to help it get by.The analysis shows that the statutory budget reserve fund, which is easier for lawmakers to draw from than other funds, is expected to be dry by the end of this fiscal...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...Alaska has squirreled away a huge amount of savings over the past six years. As of July 1, the balance in the Statutory Budget Reserve Fund was $4.82 billion and the balance in the Constitutional Budget Reserve Fund was $12.78 billion. At least...
Analysis lays out weighty deficit impacts

...depending on factors like oil prices, production and spending.According to the Legislative Finance report, the statutory budget reserve fund, which is the easier of the two funds for lawmakers to access, is projected to close out the current year...
Lawmakers vote to stick with $70 million in capital projects

...Budget Reserve Fund, which requires three-quarter vote from lawmakers to access, and $1 billion for the Statutory Budget Reserve Fund, which only requires a majority vote. It would be the single largest amount set aside for savings in the...


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