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The Alaska Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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Fiscal Policy Council of Alaska

Outlays—Per Capita
Outlays—Big Items
Jobs and Payroll—Per Capita
Jobs and Payroll—Big Items
Jobs and Payroll—History
Jobs and Payroll—Rank
Assets and Debt
Financing Govt.
Compare Wyoming
Why Alaska Spends More
Tax Burden
State Share


4. Budget Comparisons with Other States

How Big is State Government Compared to Other Places?

State Government is big business in Alaska. How do we stack up against other states?


Jobs, Wages, and Payroll

Assets and Debt

Paying For Government in Alaska Compared to Other States

Comparison with Wyoming—Another Big Area/Small Population Western State

Why Does Alaska Spend More?

How Does Our Tax Burden Compare?

How Does the Alaska Split between State and Local Spending Compare?


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