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Parnell reiterates call for action on pension issue

...budget environment.Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, falls in the latter category. Neuman, who chairs a House Finance subcommittee overseeing the state health department budget, knows future budget cuts won't get any easier. But he said he...
Legislature hears from ADFG on CIFF/UCIDA lawsuit

A joint House and Senate finance subcommittee on Tuesday met to hear a report on a lawsuit filed against the National Marine Fisheries Service by two Cook-Inlet commercial...
A tablet for every Alaskan student and teacher?

...unveiling his proposed budget.However, the House Finance subcommittee on the DEED budget proposed deep cuts to the amended...budget amendments this week.Meanwhile, Senate Finance subcommittees are preparing to close out their sections of the...
Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...our area,'' said Kane, who is president of the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce. She spoke Tuesday at a Senate Finance subcommittee hearing on the park closures. Sen. Loren Leman, R-Anchorage, who is chair of the subcommittee, said he believes...
Economic stimulus proposals include natural gas line, railroad, utility plants Variety of bills attack fiscal gap

...column, which runs weekly during the legislative session. Peninsula lawmakers take turns writing the column. The finance subcommittees (mine being Administration and the Department of Community and Economic Development) are reviewing programs...
Oil industry oversight money restored

...than $1.49 million. The increase will pay for four additional investigators. Late last month during a House Finance subcommittee meeting, Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Fairbanks, pulled the increase from Gov. Sarah Palin's budget. In an interview...
Committee cuts pre-K pilot funding

...program, and included $2 million for the final year of the program. Instead of expanding the program, however, Finance Subcommittee Chairwoman Rep. Tammy Wilson, R-North Pole, urged elimination of the program's $2 million this year. House...
Parnell, legislators point fingers; Claims of 'fiscal conservatism' at stake as Alaska spends

...God's sakes, save us from what we did,'" Stevens said. The operating budget is now in the Senate, where a Finance subcommittee headed by Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, is now reviewing the education cuts. He predicted the money would be...
Inside track: Legislators focus on energy, education, tax laws

...state oil and gas production tax is administered, Stedman said in a March 16 briefing by Senate leaders. Senate finance subcommittees, meanwhile, are closing out their work on what will be the Senate's version of the state operating budget...


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