state budget

On this week's Kenai Conversation, the central Kenai Peninsula's legislative delegation shared their thoughts on the state budget, COVID-19 stimulus efforts and next year's budget outlook. Thanks to Reps. Ben Carpenter and Gary Knopp and Sen. Peter Micciche.

ECON 919 - Agriculture and the state budget

Mar 29, 2019


Alaska has a long history of agriculture, but it’s always lingered in the background behind fishing and more recently, oil and gas as a mainstay in the economy. The governor’s proposed budget includes numerous cuts that would affect agriculture across the state and could even make some parts of the ag economy go away altogether.



Soldotna joins other cities with budget statement

Mar 28, 2019
City of Soldotna


Like so many municipalities around the state, the Soldotna city council approved a resolution at its meeting Wednesday night asking the legislature and the governor take another look at his budget proposal.

Protesters greet but don't meet governor's team in Kenai

Mar 27, 2019
Shaylon Cochran/KDLL


Governor Mike Dunleavy spent most of Seward’s Day in Kenai Monday, promoting his controversial budget plan. Tagging along were several members of the governor’s administration.They were all part of a panel that discussed the governor’s vision at Cannery Lodge in Kenai Monday night.

Attorney General explains amendment proposals in Kenai

Mar 26, 2019


A key part of Governor Mike Duleavy’s long term budget vision includes fundamental changes in how the legislature is allowed to appropriate money. The governor has proposed three constitutional amendments, and this week, began a roadshow hoping to drum up support.