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  1. Earl Richards on February 5, 2015 at 12:01 am

    The $100 million tax credit that the wealthiest, oil corporations on the planet receive, should be stopped and diverted to vulnerable people programs.

  2. Vikki Lee Vega on February 5, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    Please don’t balance your budget on the backs of the homeless and indigent. For 13 years I lived across the alley from the Salvation Army shelter for homeless families. The majority of the residents were children. It’s despicable to cut funding to people that have no voice and are too young to vote.

  3. News Roundup: February 6, 2015 - Alaska Commons on February 5, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    […] the cuts in Gov. Walker’s state budget is the Basic Homeless Assistance Program, meaning that emergency shelters and transitional housing programs will be losing the bulk of their funding overnight. […]

  4. […] An amended capital budget released Wednesday, Feb. 18, has the Walker administration restoring $7.7 million to the state’s basic homeless assistance program, or BHAP, grant. The funding, which goes out to 40 shelters helping more than 13,000 of Alaska’s most vulnerable, had been zeroed out from a combined $8 million dollars from last year. […]