Tag: Budget

Superintendent Comeau Addresses Chamber and Fields Questions

On this edition of A Closer Look KSKA presents a profile of the Anchorage School District as presented by its superintendent, Carol Comeau. The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce had invited Superintendent Comeau to describe the district's overall status and what influences were likely to impact the 2011-2012 school term. KSKA: Monday 9/5 at 1:00 pm and Saturday 9/10 at 5:30 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 30, 2011

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Visits Alaska. Mystery Spill Fouls Kodiak Harbor. Fairbanks Based Soldier Killed in Afghanistan. Cleveland Volcano Eruption Ends. Rural Interior School Districts Fail to Make AYP. Anchorage Superintendent Addresses Chamber. Longshoremen Protest Cruise Ship in Juneau. Themed Cruises Gain Popularity. High School Athletes Begin a New Year.

Comeau Speaks School District Budget

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce billed Superintendent Carol Comeau's Monday luncheon talk as, "The Anchorage School District: The Year Ahead." But in the questions that followed, it appeared most of Comeau's chamber audience were interested not so much in the future as in the current budget.

Senate President Defends Travel Expenses

Reports Monday of recent travel expenditures by legislators indicate that this current year is on track right now to costing about the same as most previous years’ travel – with one exception.

Legislators Attend Council of State Governments – West Conference

At least one-fifth of the Alaska Legislature attended a conference in Hawaii this month, at a cost of nearly $35,000 so far.

BBAHC Blames Layoffs on Washington Woes

This spring the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation cut 19 employees in two rounds of layoffs.

Alaska News Nightly: August 1, 2011

House Passes Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling, BBAHC Blames Layoffs on Washington Woes, Trapper Creek Mid-Air Crash is Second in Three Weeks, Bodies of Plane Crash Victims Recovered from Douglas Island, and more...

Anchorage School District Receives Extra $19 Million

Anchorage School District Superintendent Carol Comeau was pleasantly surprised to get nearly $19 million in extra money for the upcoming school year.

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2011

Juneau Teenager Dies After Assault in Arkansas; Senate Kills House Bill to Raise Debt Limit, Cut Spending; Debt Ceiling Dominates Senator Begich's Town Hall; Anchorage School District Receives Extra $19 Million; and more...

Juneau Will Retain Mail Processing Center

The U.S. Postal Service was considering closing Juneau’s mail processing center and transferring its operations to Anchorage, but it’s nixed the idea.

Capital Budget Veto Update; Coastal Zone Management Dies; and Alaska Pipeline Woes

July 1 at 2:00pm on KSKA 91.1FM and 7:30pm on KAKM, Channel 7 television Gov. Sean Parnell vetoes $400 million from the capital budget; Coastal Zone Management Program dies in a special session of the Legislature; Anchorage Superintendent of Schools Carol Comeau announces her retirement, and more.

Anchorage Experiences Mixed Results From Governor’s Budget Vetoes

Governor Sean Parnell announced over 400 million dollars in budget cuts Wednesday, sending Anchorage municipal, school district and other groups racing through spreadsheets to see how much of their legislative approved capital funding had survived.

Parnell Begins Looking Over State Budget

The vetoes are beginning to come from Governor Sean Parnell.