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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/legislature-adjourns-convenes-new-se
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/house-finance-stalls-walkers-medicai
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What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...Kelly when state budget director told the Senate Finance Committee about the plan. Sens. Kelly and Dunleavy voiced...held an open public comment period after the House Finance Committee announced it would take no action on Medicaid during...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/what-others-say-legislatures-unwi
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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...some Railbelt legislators have towards the Alaska Marine Highway System came through unvarnished in a May 6 House Finance Committee hearing.Committee members from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the Fairbanks area interrogated Transportation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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Lawmakers sweep $94 million into rainy day fund

The Senate Finance committee swept millions in capital project...the end of March, inspired the finance committee to save that money. The SBR will...now goes to the House. A House Finance committee hearing on the budget bill is scheduled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-11/lawmakers-sweep-94-million-into-rain
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Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...back in Juneau on Tuesday.This week, the House Finance Committee has held budget hearings in the Anchorage legislative...revisiting the state's oil tax credit system.Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Pete Kelly said in a phone interview...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/questions-linger-as-date-for-lawmake
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Assembly talks budget, money for special interests

...to pay for most of that - but it is a "worst case scenario," he said. The best case scenario, if the Senate finance committee doesn't cut education as deeply and the borough fully funds the school district would still have the district using...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-06/assembly-talks-budget-money-for-spec
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School district prepares for high deficit spending

...one-time funding that would have equated to $2.262 million for the school district. On April 2, the Senate Finance Committee made an amendment to the state's 2016 operating budget that would reduce the foundation formula, which determines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/school-district-prepares-for-high-de
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Legislators share thoughts on session

...minority's demand to restore $48 million of education funding, among other items. Micciche said that the Senate finance committee, of which he is a member, met on Monday to discuss a compromise budget submitted by the governor, which he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-05/legislators-give-update
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for April 6

...10:00 a.m.The Senate Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing...may be sent via email to: finance.committee@akleg.govMonday 1:00...Tuesday 1:30 p.m.The House Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-05/legislative-information-office-telec
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