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DNR: TransCanada 'supportive' of buyout

...proposed trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline, deputy natural resources director Marty Rutherford told the Alaska House Finance Committee on Sunday afternoon."They are supportive of the administration buying out their position," Rutherford...
Oil prices continue to widen state's fiscal problem

...with prices this low, the state's actual oil revenue will be closer to $1.2 billion, Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee in August.For every $5 decline in average oil prices, the state loses $120 million in revenue, Pat Pitney...
Letter: Let Medicaid expansion come to a vote

...states with Medicaid expansion were paying with state money. Let's do smart things to cut the budget deficit. This is one of the few that creates jobs and improves people's lives.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage,Alaska House Finance Committee
Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years, state revenue commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state's budget problems.The state's budget is based on an average...
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
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...
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
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


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