Advocacy/Legislative Update 7.24.20

Deficit of $1.3 Billion I know, I know.  I have written about it before a million (a billion) times but it is getting real, yo.  Our principal savings account will be exhausted this fiscal year.  And we may be getting an #overdrawn slip from our bank account once the legislature reconvenes and takes up the supplemental budget.  Remember that any …

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Advocacy/Legislative Update 3.6.20

Budget passes House – without a PFD After the last several years of days/weeks long budget hearings with literally hundreds of amendments along party lines, this year’s operating budget process was relatively tame (and fast).  That is mostly due to the Governor introducing a “status quo” budget and not showing support (or really any type of emotion) for further cuts.  …

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Advocacy/Legislative Update 2.7.20

The Gov’s Peeps are United? The Legislature and the Governor are still at a crossroads and right now no one is backing down.  The Governor has acknowledged that there likely needs to be added revenue to shore up the current gap between state spending and current income, but absolutely refuses to offer solutions (with the exception of a lottery which …

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Resolution 2019-10: Funding Year 2020 Governor Dunleavy Proposed Budget

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS, the budget proposed by Governor Dunleavy …

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