Rep. Ben Carpenter
Alaska House of Representatives, District 8

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Blog: Focusing on Fiscal Stability

As a legislator, I’ve witnessed firsthand the lack of a comprehensive long-term fiscal plan that has left Alaskans vulnerable to the whims of short-term budgetary decisions which result in negative economic consequences. Businesses and investors shy away from investing in

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Four Point Fiscal Focus

The four-point fiscal focus is one of my top priorities this session. The goal is to open the door for conversation and help the legislature take imperative steps towards a healthy and long-term fiscal plan for Alaska. My areas of

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Press Release: Response to Governor’s Budget Vetoes

June 20, 2023 Press Release: Response to Governor’s Budget Vetoes Yesterday, the Governor announced the vetoes he made to the FY24 budget. The Governor’s vetoes amount to a substantial $202 million in reductions, including $145 million from the operating budget

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