In todayâ€™s Senate Finance Committee press availability I asked if Sen. Donny Olson would see received additional staffers to move to the Senate Majority Caucus and if so if that staffing increase would be offset by corresponding reductions elsewhere in legislative staff.
The two legislators in charge of crafting the Alaska’s capital budget say with oil prices low and the state facing at least a $3.5 billion deficit there should be no “discretionary spending” this year.
Standard and Poorâ€™s has dropped Alaskaâ€™s credit rating from AAA to AA+.
Here is roundup of the statements about the downgrade from elected officials, business groups, and other pertinent entities.
The summer has seen a lot of effort going into defining the discussion of how to solve Alaska’s fiscal problems. Alaska has a roughly $3.5…
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