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House ends stalemate, passes state spending plan

...guarantee we're not going to take whole cloth what they've sent us," said state Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, "We have to do a good job, not just a quick job." Gov. Bill Walker on Saturday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-30
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House Finance unveils draft spending plan

...But minority members bristled at the proposal, and a co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said he thought it could...already is facing amid budget cuts.Senate Finance Co-chairman Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said in an interview that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/house-finance-unveils-draft-spending
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Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...Finance committees held their first hearings on Walker's new budget plan. Senate Finance members, and particularly co-chairman Pete Kelly, were unflinching in their criticism of the plan, which adds to the compromise budget passed earlier this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/walker-says-he-wont-rescind-special-
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Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...minority-offered alternatives to offset costs, like revisiting the state's oil tax credit system.Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Pete Kelly said in a phone interview that he thinks the budget can be sorted out before the end of this special session...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/questions-linger-as-date-for-lawmake
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Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots. House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said he didn't think there was much appetite to tap those funds, but he said different...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/leaders-raise-potential-of-budget-vo
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Agreement reached by Senate, House majorities

...House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots.House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said he didn't think there was much appetite to tap those funds, but he said different...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/agreement-reached-by-senate-house-ma
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Kenai Peninsula Borough hires former federal coordinator as oil and gas adviser

...director to the Alaska Governor's Office in Washington and as an aide to the Alaska State House Finance Committee Co-Chairman, according to his arcticgas.gov bio. Persily said the borough has a significant stake in the Alaska LNG project...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04/kenai-peninsula-borough-hires-former
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Lawmakers call on Walker to reign in budget

...be reduced.In a letter dated Tuesday, Senate President-elect Kevin Meyer, House Speaker Mike Chenault and the co-chairmen of the House and Senate finance committees said the most critical issue before the Legislature is Alaska's long-range...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-27/lawmakers-call-on-walker-to-reign-in
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Funds for fishery enforcement: Wildlife Troopers receive $175,000

...the session that lasted until 4 a.m. April 21. Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, was the House Finance Committee co-chairman who managed the capital budget. His office would have done the actual paperwork to add the section to the bill. Neither...

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Funds for fishery enforcement: Wildlife Troopers receive $175,000

...the session that lasted until 4 a.m. April 21. Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, was the House Finance Committee co-chairman who managed the capital budget. His office would have done the actual paperwork to add the section to the bill. Neither...

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