Fairbanks has a budget of about $97 million for their 83,000 people (under $1,200 per person per year).
Anchorage's budget is about $350 million for their 260,000 residents (under $1,400 per person per year).
Juneau's budget is $189 million, or $6,150 per person per year.
Yet every election new taxes are proposed - and then voted in. Am I missing something?
Shouldn't the CBJ be able to "get by" on five times the budget of Fairbanks? Shouldn't a budget four times the size of Anchorage be enough?
Shouldn't the people of Juneau realize this and stop voting new taxes upon themselves?