Alaska’s Revenue Shortfall and What to Do About it

(Courtesy Oliver S Goldsmith)
(Courtesy Oliver S Goldsmith)

The price of oil has gone down so far that it’s likely state revenues this fiscal year will be less than the forecast. And the forecast was already down more than $7 billion from the year before. The question the Governor and the Legislature are asking now is not whether there will be a deficit but just how big will it be and where will the money come from to fill it.

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(Courtesy Oliver S Goldsmith)
(Courtesy Oliver S Goldsmith)

HOST: Steve Heimel, Alaska Public Radio Network

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