Juneau Empire –

“It’s entirely possible that the Alaska Legislature will not fix Alaska’s entire deficit — and that might still be OK. The 30th Alaska Legislature convenes Tuesday, and by all accounts, the budget will be first and foremost in the minds of all 60 sitting legislators. It should be. After all, the state is facing a $3 billion annual deficit. When lawmakers consider the fiscal year 2018 budget this session, they’ll be pondering a sixth consecutive year of deficit spending.”

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