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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-07/analysis-gop-budget-doesnt-add
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/ferry-budget-add-backs-reconsidered
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/obamacare-targeted-gop-compromise-bud
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/talks-begin-capitol-hill-budget
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-13/house-shoots-down-added-funding-pre-k-u
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/republican-representative-bucks-majorit
State | AK legislature
School Board audit clean

...offered budgeting recommendations to the board."I highly encourage the board to please re-examine the need for a budget committee," Heiman said.Keaton presented his own research conducted and claimed that the board's reasons for disbanding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/school-board-audit-clean
Local
Letter: Time for new ideas on the Juneau school board

...no-nonsense guy. Brian is director of the Juneau Economic Development Council and has volunteered on the JSD Budget Committee and Graduation Requirements Task Force, earning good reviews from observers of those processes. I encourage others...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-02/letter-time-new-ideas-juneau-school-b
Letters
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...the school board's community Budget Committee this year.Milliron said he...process, in which a community Budget Committee advises the school board on...said he would have granted the Budget Committee's request to keep pupil-teacher...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
Local
A good crop of candidates

...Director Brian Holst are running unopposed for the seats. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's citizen Budget Committee this year.The lineup of 11 promises a lot more competition than last year's race, which featured only one contest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/good-crop-candidates
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