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Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and —...

Legislators brace to tackle budget deficit

Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, says effort will continue in the legislative session now underway to identify efficiencies that allow cuts to...

Panel recommends tweak to Alaska lawmaker allowances

JUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers will continue to receive an annual salary of $50,400 after a special commission deadlocked on whether to cut the pay...

China signs on to Alaska gas pipeline, but it’s far from...

ANCHORAGE — The latest push in a decades-long effort to commercialize vast stores of Alaska's natural gas got a boost when the state announced...

Protect your share of Alaska’s mineral wealth

Editor’s note: The authors say this commentary represents their opinions only, and are not endorsed by the members of the Alaska House Majority Coalition Now...

Council nixes new split sales tax ordinance

The Cordova city council has voted to approve a motion for a four cent per gallon fuel excise tax.The vote during the council’s Oct....

Legislative Update: House supports plan that solves deficit this year

Dear Friends and Neighbors,As we approach the finish line, I want to keep you informed with our progress. Here is an update of where...

House supports plan that solves deficit this year

Dear Friends and Neighbors,As we approach the finish line, I want to keep you informed with our progress. Here is an update of where...

There is room for consensus

The debate in Juneau is about what kind of state we want to live in. I want an Alaska we can all believe in,...

What kind of Alaska do you want to live in?

By Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer and Rep. Neal Foster, D-NomeHouse Finance Committee co-chairs For The Cordova TimesWhat kind of Alaska do you want to live in?This...
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