Jan. 20, 2016
Legislators challenged by budget deficit caused by low oil prices
By Associated Press
The Alaska legislative session started yesterday (Jan. 19) in Juneau. Legislative leaders are seeking to strike a conciliatory tone at the start of what could be a contentious session, as the state grapples with an estimated $3.5 million budget deficit amid low oil prices.
Market experts: Oil could go lower but prices will rebound
By Liz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.