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Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...its version of the state operating budget. The goal is for the full Senate to vote on a spending bill Friday. Senate subcommittees proposed deeper cuts than the House for a number of agencies, which many in the House expected. The subcommittee...
Panels propose cuts to education, public defender agency

...his agency goes forward. A Senate subcommittee on Thursday proposed the cut...state budget deficit.But the Senate subcommittee recommendation would provide...3.6 million. But the Senate subcommittee proposed giving the department...
Proposed state budget includes addition $100 million for schools

...of health care professionals or provides incentive payments if they serve in high-need areas of the state. A Senate subcommittee had cut $1.2 million from the program, known as SHARP, but the committee previously added back $615,500...
Democrats offer education legislation

...appropriations for K-12 education have gone up since fiscal year 2011, according to information recently provided a Senate subcommittee by the Legislative Finance Division. The figure includes such things as foundation funding, student transportation...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization bid and his chairmanship of a key Senate subcommittee. Though Begich is gone, longtime Alaska U.S...Committee, he won't have the seniority to chair a Senate subcommittee.The act, or MSA, was first passed in 1976...
EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo an imperative for Alaska's fishing communities," said Murkowski in a formal statement. During a February Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association said...
State wants U.S. to assert Arctic control

A U.S. Senate subcommittee on oceans will take a fresh look at the Law of the Sea Treaty early next year, said Sen. Mark Begich, chairman of the Commerce...
Grounding prompts federal assessment of Arctic drilling evidence of misconduct, inattention or negligence.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard, also announced he would conduct a hearing on the grounding...
Begich holds fisheries meeting

...nearly a decade. The senator, who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere and Fisheries and is spearheading...concerns were similar to the reasons he joined the senate subcommittee he currently chairs. "Alaska has the best representation...
Begich digesting energy bill, effects on Alaska

...said he and Republican counterpart Sen. Lisa Murkowski have been invited to participate in the session in the Senate Subcommittee on Contract Oversight, lead by Sen. Claire McCaskill. Alaska Native corporations have been successful garnering...


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