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Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...review. He followed a process, spelled out in state law, by which a governor can go through the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee when seeking to spend more in federal or other funds on a budget item than allocated by the Legislature.Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-to-bar-walker-from-expand
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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...accepted. The governor said that he had been encouraged by recent conversations he has had with Legislative Budget and Audit Committee chair Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, on reforming the Medicaid program. "We began working on (Medicaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/gop-cites-constitutional-question-in
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Walker wants 51 percent stake in AKLNG

...Mike Hawker, an Anchorage Republican who was one of the leaders briefed. Hawker is chairman of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee. He and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, were briefed by administration officials. A reserves tax...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-08-16
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Consultant hired to help with Medicaid reforms

...make changes to the program. State law spells out a process by which a governor goes through the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee when seeking to spend more in federal or other funds on a budget item than allocated by the Legislature. Even...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-07-21
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Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decision

...toward a vote," he said.State law lays out a process by which a governor is to submit to the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee for review plans to accept and spend additional federal or other program funds. Even if the committee disagrees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/walker-discusses-medicaid-expansion-
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Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion

JUNEAU - The chairman of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee said Wednesday that he will take under advisement requests to hold a hearing on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to accept federal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/lawmakers-discuss-gov-bill-walkers-m
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Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...learn about me, I never give up, and I won't give up."The administration on Thursday sent the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee notice of Walker's intention to expand the program. State law spells out a process by which a governor goes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/walker-announces-intent-to-expand-me
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Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...volunteers might be able pick up some of the work, local governments might be able to help out, and the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee might be able to shift money around in the Department of Natural Resources budget to cover the costs. Senate...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062602/leg_0626020008.shtml
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Special session looms

...out of committee by Oct. 28 or 29." Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, said he would attend a joint Legislative Budget and Audit Committee meeting Thursday morning to hear from two leading economists, Pedro van Meurs, the Murkowski administration's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101607/news_4252.shtml
ACES battle looms

...discussions. Both appeared at a joint Legislative Budget and Audit Committee meeting Oct. 18, just prior to the start of...consultants already under contract to the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, were adequate. Wagoner disagreed, saying...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110207/news_3327.shtml
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