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Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT

...Transportation about the federal highway trust fund's fiscal condition has some states...without Congressional action, the trust fund is predicted to run dry sometime...states, quick reimbursements from the trust fund is the only way to fund new road...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-07/federal-highway-fund-not-worrying-akdot
State
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...means to keep the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent. However, it would require...plan before late August, when the trust fund is forecast to go broke.Senate...take bold action to fund the Highway Trust Fund."Sen. Tom Carper, D-Delaware...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/senators-propose-12-cent-gas-tax-increa
State
My Turn: Social Security needs 'common sense' update

...recent government reports predict that the Social Security Trust Fund could run out of money by 2033. If that happens, Social...their fair share toward strengthening the Social Security Trust Fund.In addition to the RAISE Act, I'm continuing to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-18/my-turn-social-security-needs-common-
Opinion
Goldbelt unveils 2014 board lineup, trust fund

Two Goldbelt, Inc. board members have won their re-election bids and a former board member is rejoining the board after a two-year hiatus.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/goldbelt-unveils-2014-board-lineup-trus
State | Local
Memorial to the Forgotten

...the villages. In 1988, Congress approved the Aleut Restitution Act, which paid each evacuee $12,000 and created a trust fund for the betterment of Aleut life in affected villages.Martin Stepetin grew up on St. Paul Island and now lives in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/memorial-forgotten
Local
Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...increase in awareness and prevention efforts led to federal grants, state and federal legislation, state Children's Trust funds, more accessible resources, public service announcements, conferences and task forces."Mark Gnadt, press secretary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/child-abuse-alaska-knowing-signs-and-st
Local
Parnell pitches own retirement bill

...his recommended budget - infuse the Retirement System Trust Fund with $3 billion from savings now so the state can cut...remaining balance using the interest and balance from the trust fund.The proposal immediately gained the support of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/parnell-pitches-own-retirement-bill
State | AK legislature
Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral'

...share of the $500 million would be about $340 million. Trust-fund earnings would eventually be used to pay benefits.One...stretched over a longer period. It could exhaust the trust fund over a period of decades and rely on contributions to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/parnell-calls-committee-pension-plan-im
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Pay now, not later

...now, future payments will be smaller and easier to manage without breaking the piggy bank. The money will go into a trust fund account so the interest along with starting balance would pay off benefits owed by 2037. Considering the alternatives...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-03/empire-editorial-pay-now-not-later
Opinion
Teachers' pension proposal raises red flags

...Both plans propose injecting the retirement system trust fund with funding up-front - Parnell's suggestion is about...aims to curb a problem of diminishing deposits into the trust fund by requiring the state to pay for a 20 percent increase...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-02/teachers-pension-proposal-raises-red-fl
State | Local | AK legislature

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