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Valerie was able to pack two suitcases before leaving St. Michael, but 38 years worth of her belongings remain there, including irreplaceable items like her children's handprints from when they were young.
Legislature 2014: Spending in focus as revenue dips

...passed by the House last session is also pending in the Senate that would bring KABATA under the authority of the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., as a financial management step, and a separate senate bill is pending that would put a limit on the state's...
Panel advances pay plan for top state officials

...commissioners are acting as commissioners: Angela Rodell in Revenue after Bryan Butcher resigned to join the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., and Joe Balash in Natural Resources, after Dan Sullivan stepped down to run for U.S. Senate.The...
Energy upgrade loan program gets no takers program to help bring down the costs, with the loan to be repaid with money saved on heating fuel.The Alaska Housing Finance Corp., or AHFC, which manages the program, can issue up to $250 million in loans to districts, boroughs...
Parnell asks for resignations from commissioners, officials

...appointed, Parnell said in a press conference. The governor also appointed Bryan Butcher, deputy director of the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., as manager of a multi-team transition planning process. Parnell described the action as normal when...
Home sweet home: Group develops efficient homes for rural Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- With high fuel prices and harsh winter climes, constructing energy-efficient housing in rural Alaska communities can be a difficult task that is compounded by the prohibitively high costs.
Senate committee hears in-state gas pipeline plan

...offer support.The Alaska Legislature, during the last session, asked Dan Fauske, executive director of the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., an independent state government agency, to review small-diameter pipeline plans.Fauske had earlier...
Apartment units in housing dispute open to first tenants

...newly-renovated apartment complex at the center of a bitter dispute between a private business owner and the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. AHFC had moved to destroy 15 low-income housing units in 1998 when Construction company owner Jerry Timmons...
Judge clears way for tobacco settlment money bond sale

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The state can go forward with the sale of bonds backed by money it expects to receive from the multistate tobacco settlement, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Voters rejecting changes in oversight of state boards

...that manage significant assets would have appointees subject to legislative approval. Halford said he had the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and the Alaska Railroad Corp. in mind. Halford...


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