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School district's legislative priorities are all about funding

...information."Navarre said the school district's legislative committee spent a significant amount of time choosing precise...increase," to the school district.Every year the legislative committee reviews the previous year's priorities and the...
State gives gloomy outlook for gasline session this fall

...Project agreements unless there's progress made quickly on several key issues, a top state official told two legislative committees in a briefing Sept. 9.In a gloomy assessment of the negotiations, Dan Fauske, CEO of the state-owned Alaska...
School board seats sought by incumbents district employees, community members and state legislators. She has been working on the district's Legislative Committee since its inception, and believes having bodies on the board who know and have strong relationships with officials...
Pratt museum seeks expansion funding

...receive the funding, we won't ask for anything else." However, when the ordinance was introduced to the Legislative Committee at the borough assembly's meeting in Homer on Sept. 15, committee chair Kelly Wolf voiced an objection to...
Lawmakers to discuss legal questions surrounding Medicaid

JUNEAU (AP) - A legislative committee plans to meet Tuesday to discuss whether to challenge Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid in Alaska.A point of contention...
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled

...bill.Absent more time in Juneau there should at least be more time on budget work, Frasca said, perhaps by legislative committees working in the interim between sessions.One of Commwealth North's central recommendations is that all expenditures...
Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...demand Medicaid reform before expanding the program.Walker's staff have answered questions in more than 20 legislative committee hearings on Medicaid expansion since the start of session."We're basically deploying any and every (method...
Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

...with the bill was to create a mechanism for transparent and frank discussion of the governor's plan through legislative committee hearings. "We don't like conducting business through press releases and op-eds," Hawker said. When he...
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...Finance subcommittees in the state House were closing out budgets for state agencies this week, while other legislative committees heard updates on the Alaska LNG Project and worked on energy legislation.A bill dealing with regulation of...
Ethics panel looks at how other states collect fines

JUNEAU - A legislative committee that can fine Alaska lawmakers for ethics violations now wants a way to collect, but members couldn't agree on how to do that...


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