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What others say: Lawmakers must use Permanent Fund earnings to solve budget impasse

...Legislature's regular session wound down, lawmakers came up with a spending plan that makes sense. In the House-Senate conference committee, they set spending levels higher than the Senate wanted but lower than the House wanted. It was a good compromise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/what-others-say-lawmakers-must-us
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Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...the clauses.The budget proposal, advanced by a conference committee late Saturday, uses money previously set aside...for next year in its version of the budget, the conference committee settled on a $16.5 million cut. That would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/legislature-adjourns-governor-calls-
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Legislative session continues, with budget vote pending

...take up the budget. Under legislative rules, the conference committee report on a budget is to sit for at least 24 hours...review the budget proposal, which advanced from a conference committee late Saturday night.The Senate adjourned until...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-26/legislative-session-continues-with-b
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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

...that confirmation hearings can take hours, and lawmakers are working to try to finalize an operating budget in conference committee. The joint session is one of the last big pieces remaining as the scheduled end of the 90-day session looms...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/walker-calls-joint-legislative-sessi
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Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...governor.The House-Senate conference committee report on the operating budget...funding cycle.As the budget conference committee members scrounged for sources...million.In the end the conference committee left those funds alone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-03/legislators-may-get-last-word-on-gas
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Alaska Senate approves budget; proposal now goes to House

...Monday morning. The budget proposal, advanced by a conference committee late Saturday and accepted by the Senate, would...for next year in its version of the budget, the conference committee settled on a $16.5 million cut. That would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/alaska-senate-approves-budget-propos
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Agreement reached by Senate, House majorities

...Senate President Kevin Meyer says agreement has been reached between the Senate and House majorities on a budget.A conference committee of House and Senate negotiators had been scheduled to meet late Saturday afternoon but the meeting was delayed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/agreement-reached-by-senate-house-ma
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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

...that confirmation hearings can take hours, and lawmakers are working to try to finalize an operating budget in conference committee.The joint session is one of the last big pieces remaining as the scheduled end of the 90-day session looms...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/walker-calls-joint-legislative-sessi
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Lawmakers sweep $94 million into rainy day fund

...to the House. A House Finance committee hearing on the budget bill is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday.A conference committee meeting on departmental operating budgets is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-11/lawmakers-sweep-94-million-into-rain
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Legislature's decimation of school funding is shortsighted

...the Senate version of the operating budget differs from what the House passed, the measure will likely go to a conference committee. Funding for education is likely to be used as political leverage as the Legislature will need to approve drawing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-04/legislatures-decimation-of-school
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