Guest Editorial: The governor needs to read the calendar


March 11, 2021

Alaska is in a fiscal mess and Gov. Mike Dunleavy is making it worse.

The state has spent almost all of its easily accessible savings. Budget cuts have hit hard at essentials such as the ferry system, university and some social service programs. Our credit rating is at risk. And yet the governor acts like next year or the year after is soon enough to figure it out.

Calm and thoughtful is good, irresponsible is bad.

Dunleavy's plan is to spend from the Permanent Fund until a better idea comes along. Just take billions of dollars more from fund earnings to plug budget gaps and pay super-sized...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 09/27/2023 20:34