Daily Archives: September 21, 2013

Alaska Fiscal Policy| Robbing Peter to pay Paul and why Alaska government is wrong to do it …

Fiscal CliffYesterday I had a discussion about Alaska fiscal policy that brought into the open something that I only had heard murmured about before.  It epitomizes the warped thinking that underlies recent Alaska budgets and explains why this generation of Alaska budget-makers increasingly is likely to be viewed as among the worst in the state’s history by those that will follow, beginning as soon as ten years from now.

The discussion was around the justification for the out-of-control spending Continue reading