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Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

...Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington, aggressively pursuing the job, along with the Budget Committee chairman, Tom Price of Georgia.All are jockeying to lock down support as the Capitol swirls in chatter about endorsements...
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Soul-searching in House as McCarthy tries to lock up job

...chairman. "I've never run for any leadership job," he said.House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price of Georgia already are competing fiercely for the No. 2 job. But the short-lived movement...
Nation and World
Analysis: GOP budget doesn't add up

...Americans when it must and get out of the way when it should," said Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi, who chairs the Senate Budget Committee."Today I was pleased to vote for a budget that will curb out-of-control spending, ensure a strong national...
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Ferry budget add-backs reconsidered

...celebrated a recent funding add-back in the Legislature must now play the waiting game again.The Legislature's joint budget committee met for the first time in days to re-open some closed ferry system budget items and to approve a cut to unionized...
State | AK legislature
Medicaid figures up, stir worry about budgets

...and we don't know how to do it," said Kentucky state Sen. Chris McDaniel, a Republican who leads the Senate budget committee and opposed expansion. "The two biggest things that keep me up at night are state pensions and the cost of expanded...
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Hoonah student chosen for Judson Brown Scholarship

...sits on the Hoonah City Council. Wilson is a member of the Hoonah Liquor Board and Chairman of the City of Hoonah Budget Committee. She is a member of the Gaaxw Xaayi Dance Group and Member of the Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity Project...
Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House

...better to tackle the long-term financial problems of programs like Medicare and Medicaid sooner rather than later.Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., said the GOP plan "will not only get Washington's fiscal house in order but pave...
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Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget

...federal government's chronic overspending and exploding debt threatens each and every American," said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.Liberal Vermont Independent Bernie Sanders agreed that the companion Republican plans...
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House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...the House Finance committee, which cut $229 million in general funds from the governor's proposed operating budget, committee member Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, said during a Thursday morning news conference.Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks...
State | AK legislature
Republican rep bucks majority, votes 'no' on budget

...crack at cuts.The committee cut about $229 million in general funds from the governor's proposed operating budget, committee member Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, said during a Thursday morning news conference. No add-backs were made...
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