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House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

The Alaska House Finance committee introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow a multibillion-dollar draw from the Permanent Fund earnings reserve as a stepping...
State | AK legislature
Marijuana board bill advances in Legislature

The Alaska House Finance committee has advanced a bill that calls for the creation of a board to regulate the sale of recreational marijuana products in Alaska...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Working class cuts call for working class testimony

...allotted for lunch. In fact, we'd wager the latter is the most common scenario. Yet the proposed cuts by the Alaska House Finance Committee stand to hit working-class individuals the hardest. Think about the cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System...
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...existing) timber-related jobs are supported by the State Timber Sales Offices.""(We) are requesting the Alaska House Finance Committee to restore funding to keep the Timber Sales Offices open in our region. While we each acknowledge the need...
Nonresident begins term on state assessment board

...Mandell. The Alaska Constitution only requires an appointee to be a U.S. citizen, she wrote.A 1973 Alaska House Finance Committee report on the bill that created the board said it was the "feeling" of the committee that a governor should...
Abortion funding bill heads to floor

The Alaska House finance committee narrowly advanced an abortion-funding bill Thursday, setting up a battle on the House floor.If a majority of Representatives...
State | AK legislature
Fairbanks' pollution could hinder federal money

...after Fairbanks rejected stricter standards in a fall 2010 ballot measure. Commissioner Larry Hartig told the Alaska House Finance Committee on Friday the decision by residents could have statewide ramifications for federal road dollars to Alaska...
Lawmakers seek to set aside $600 million before it's spent

The Alaska House Finance Committee is set to add a $600 million savings plan to a fast-track supplemental spending bill. Sound off on the important issues at...
Lawmakers move forward with stimulus funds

...finding the strings that Gov. Sarah Palin said were attached to the federal stimulus funds that could come to Alaska. House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, said Monday he expects the Legislature will request most of the...
Doyon seeks partner for gas exploration

...spring of 2006 saw the long PPT debate in the Alaska Legislature. Tom Dodds, president of Andex, told the Alaska House Finance Committee on April 3, 2006, that Andex and its partners were on hold in planning a Nenana basin gas exploration well...


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