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Legislature gavels in

...savings to help get by, before considering new taxes or tax increases.Sen. Pete Kelly, co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said this could end up being a time that is remembered as good for Alaska because it will force the state change...
Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit

...purchase of material, it would assume responsibility for the road development to the gravel pit site.At the assembly finance committee meeting Jan. 6, Navarre said there is no need to build the access road unless Apache buys gravel from the borough...
Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position recruitment could begin as soon as possible.Navarre discussed the need for the position during the assembly finance committee meeting Tuesday. He said the AK LNG project is a "game-changer" to the Kenai Peninsula economy and a socioeconomic...
Local politicians speak at Industry Outlook Forum

...spectrum of Alaska at a reasonable price." These two goals motivated him to seek positions as the vice-chair of the finance committee and co-chair of the in-state energy committee. Although Micciche said that the state is better off than in previous...
With oil prices dropping, Walker stops spending on mega-projects

...was long a Republican, was praised by two key Republicans, state Rep. Steve Thompson, who co-chairs the House Finance Committee, and state Senate's majority leader, John Coghill of North Pole. "The governor's definitely stepped right...
Assembly debuts video streaming

...the lease and operating agreement to include the 2,228 square-foot building. Assembly member Brent Johnson, finance committee chair, said the Jonas Ridge LLC, which owns the urology business, approached the hospital and expressed interest...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

...JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate Finance Committee on Friday included an additional...additional school aid. But the House Finance Committee also has before it a broad-ranging...million. During the Senate Finance Committee hearing, Kelly said increasing...
Senate committee releases its version of education bill

The Senate Finance Committee has released its long-awaited version of House Bill 278, Gov...said Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, co-chair of the Senate Finance committee. "Parents know their kids best. This plan gives parents more...
Conservative approach to state budget warranted

The Legislature's House Finance Committee this week proposed a $9.1 billion state budget for the...taking the projected drop in state revenue seriously.The Finance Committee's budget does not include the $3 billion Parnell had proposed...
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.It will be up to the House...said in a release.The Senate Finance Committee's rewrite of HB385 calls for...driving force behind the Senate Finance Committee's approach was to improve...


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