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Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...called their own session and the House Finance Committee later introduced a budget bill...2001, which was introduced to the House Finance Committee during a meeting after the new...was 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...weeks remain in the session and Senate Finance, which also has a version of Walker's...Tuck, D-Anchorage, said the House Finance Committee's action complicates budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/house-finance-stalls-walkers-medicai
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Kenai raises fees

...the senior apartments to market rates, as determined by a licensed appraiser every five years, according to a memo by Kenai Finance Director Terry Eubank. The determined markets rates are applied immediately to new Vintage Pointe leases, while leases that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/kenai-raises-fees
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What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...said Sen. Kelly when state budget director told the Senate Finance Committee about the plan. Sens. Kelly and Dunleavy voiced...minority caucus 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
Opinion
Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...Marine Highway System came through unvarnished in a May 6 House Finance Committee hearing.Committee members from the Matanuska-Susitna...exchange began between Mat-Su Republicans Rep. Lynn Gattis and Finance chair Rep. Mark Neuman and Luiken when Gattis asked why the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

JUNEAU - Members of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday defended the budget the Senate passed, including...unnecessarily just because we're trying to meet a number."Senate Finance members who are in the majority said everything must be on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/senate-finance-members-defend-budget
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Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...Juneau on Tuesday.This week, the House Finance Committee has held budget hearings in...Anchorage legislative office building; Senate Finance held a meeting at the Capitol on Monday...state's oil tax credit system.Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Pete Kelly said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/questions-linger-as-date-for-lawmake
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By the numbers: Alaska budget debate, attempts to fix it

...are taking a break from floor sessions until May 12, though finance committees have been meeting. Here's a look at some of the...between this fiscal year and next, according to the Legislative Finance Division.$94 million: The amount of state money Walker...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/by-the-numbers-alaska-budget-debate-
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Kenai draft budget increases $48,386

...year 2016 budget proposal. In anticipation of the July 1 start date of the new fiscal year, Kenai City Manager Rick Koch and Finance Director Terry Eubank presented their recommended budget to four members of the Kenai City Council and the heads of the city...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/kenai-draft-budget-increases-48386
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Assembly talks budget, money for special interests

...savings, 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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