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Senate committee releases its version of education bill

The Senate Finance Committee has released its long-awaited version of House Bill 278...said Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, co-chair of the Senate Finance committee. "Parents know their kids best. This plan gives parents more...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate Finance Committee on Friday included an additional...100 million. During the Senate Finance Committee hearing, Kelly said increasing...their work sooner. The Senate Finance Committee-sponsored education-funding...
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...the 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...driving force behind the Senate Finance Committee's approach was to improve...
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...atmosphere of an election year to pass such a plan before late August, when the trust fund is forecast to go broke.Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has indicated he's looking for means to shore up the fund for about the next...
Road plans raise Arctic ire

...Commissioner Patrick Kemp focused his testimony to the Senate Finance Committee, Friday, on the agency's larger roads-to-resources...Stedman, R-Sitka Chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, asked Kemp to take a look at some of these...
Senators delay vote on oil tax bill

...garner the votes necessary to pass the measure. Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Bert Stedman said work would continue...from Stevens' office Thursday afternoon. The Senate Finance Committee late Wednesday advanced a bill that represents...
Senate passes capital budget

...20-0. The bill now goes to the House. The Senate Finance Committee unveiled a new version of the bill earlier expected to add some projects of its own. Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Bert Stedman, in presenting the...
Industry, Revenue challenge Senate oil plan

...state wants to boost now-flagging oil production. BP Alaska proposed changes to SB192 in testimony before the Senate Finance Committee. The company's head of finance for developments and resources, Damian Bilbao, said its proposed changes...
Senate passes oil tax bill

...production in new fields. On Saturday morning the Senate Finance Committee grafted a version of that from the stalled SB192...Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to run. Senate Finance Committee co-chair Bert Stedman has said that one of...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 24-28

Monday 9:00 a.m.The Senate Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 182 Public Employee Salary Differentials, SB 194 Tourism Marketing Board, HB 266...


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