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What others say: Walker's no-win budget scenario

...required to turn in his first budget two weeks after taking office. With the recent news that state budgeting guru Karen Rehfeld is retiring, there's a chance Walker won't have her help to accomplish such a daunting task. Rehfeld knows the...
Parnell offers budget amendments

...year's budget, saying he wanted to see greater progress on the land access agreements.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, presented the budget amendments for this year and next to lawmakers on Thursday.In the House Finance Committee...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget that isn't restricted in its use by the law, constitution or something else.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said she needed to get reaction from the various departments to know to what degree some of the proposed changes...
Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

...for project-related field work.AEA announced it had reached agreement Friday, and Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said the administration would ask the committee to reconsider providing additional funding.Meyer, in an interview...
Budget work continues on last day of session election on initiatives" scheduled to appear on this year's ballot. Gov. Sean Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said the money was for agency costs for speaking or making presentations at forums on the ballot initiatives. But...
Walker fills four more positions

...Pat Pitney will be his budget director. She replaces Karen Rehfeld, who retired last Friday after 35 years with the state...Pat will be joining the team," Walker said. "After Karen Rehfeld announced her retirement, we knew finding a replacement...
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...costs alone, I mean, that doesn't fit with what you're saying," Thompson said.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said employees and departments have been made aware of the state's fiscal outlook, which she said has helped to...
Parnell proposes cap on state spending

...this budget year includes about $7.9 billion in unrestricted general funds, said Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld.Oil revenue provides about 90 percent of the state's unrestricted revenue, and Parnell has been pushing for a...
Choices tough amid oil decline, the state could have to use its own money to make up for any cuts, Gov. Sean Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said. Oil will need to average about $96 a barrel for Parnell's current budget proposal to balance, and that's...
Without cuts, Alaska faces budget deficit

...increased an average of 6.5 percent a year for the past 10 years, the report states.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said the governor has proposed a "very, very lean budget" as a starting point for lawmakers. He also plans to...


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