Dunleavy’s budget proposes deep cuts while protecting the industry. There’s a better way.
Even pro-Dunleavy legislators say they don’t see the vision for a better Alaska in the governor’s budget.
The proposed cuts to education and plans to take local property taxes could “have significant negative impacts” on credit ratings of local governments.
Another hearing, another lesson in futility as the administration refuses to back up its budget.
Dunleavy’s budget proposal would wipe out 80 percent of Valdez’s annual revenue.
Legislators from both sides of the aisle and from across Alaska fire back to Dunleavy’s proposed budget. Meanwhile, something is afoot in the House.
The move would punch more multi-million dollar holes in budgets along the TAPS route, but the biggest impacts would be felt by the North Slope Borough and Valdez.
A quick and dirty rundown of Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s proposed budget.
Day 29 featured a truly bizarre House floor session, last-minute heartburn about the budget and a truly scathing public hearing for the latest appointment to draw public ire.
Eliminating expansion would also boot more than 50,000 low-income Alaskans off coverage.