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Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decision

...advance expansion as part of his budget proposal. The bill stalled in the House Finance Committee during the first special session in May; the Senate Finance Committee didn't take it up. Versions of the measure remain in both committees.Walker...
Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...pass up federal money that could help the economy of a state facing budget deficits amid low oil prices.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly said regardless of the federal money, the state can't afford the Medicaid system it has...
Medicaid enrollment surges, stirs worry about state budgets

...obviously it's a concern," said state Sen. Howie Morales, a Democrat who sits on the powerful Legislative Finance Committee. "The most vulnerable of our citizens - the children, our senior citizens, our veterans, individuals with disabilities...
Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...their own session and the House Finance Committee later introduced a budget bill...was introduced to the House Finance Committee during a meeting after the new...unknown in the meeting.The House Finance Committee is scheduled to meet again Friday...
House Finance stalls Walker's Medicaid expansion proposal

JUNEAU - House Finance Committee co-chair Steve Thompson said Thursday that the panel is not...House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said the House Finance Committee's action complicates budget negotiations.Failure of the Legislature...
House Finance unveils draft spending plan

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee advanced a state spending plan Wednesday that seeks to dial...bristled at the proposal, and a co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said he thought it could be a hard sell on that side.The...
House bill would access CBR by putting Permanent Fund earnings off limits

The House Finance Committee introduced a bill Tuesday that would put $6.4 billion from...It's expected that HB 2002 will be taken up during the House Finance Committee meeting Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. Elwood Brehmer can be reached...
Discussion begins on oil tax credits do it," said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, in a formal statement.Dunleavy is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee."At a time we're facing an unprecedented shortfall in revenue, the last thing we want to do is send a chilling...
What others say: Walker pulls rug from under explorers

...project, but it's not likely to be positive.Consider what Revenue Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck told the Senate Finance Committee Back on Jan. 28 after Walker first flagged the issue of the tax credits as "unsustainable" in a Jan. 8 opinion...
Walker reduces amount available for oil tax credits Alaska remains wise, and new oil will result from the increased activity," she said in a statement.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, said she is concerned about the impact of Walker's decision on the...


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