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Gov: Cuts won't be made lightly

...he's trustworthy." He said that will develop over the coming months and years. Kelly said he has known Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, a long time and trusts her.More budget details are expected to emerge over the coming days.Sen...
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Legislature begins session; expected to focus on budget

...Alaska residents, in the State of the State address Wednesday and the State of the Budget address Thursday.His budget director Pat Pitney said "small amounts that address key priorities" could be added to the stripped down capital budget Walker...
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...said, referring to the governor's office in the state capitol building.Walker appeared at the podium with new budget director Pat Pitney and acting Revenue Commissioner Marcia Davis.The operating budget developed by former Gov. Sean Parnell...
Gov. Walker submits pared-down capital budget

...replacement school in Kivalina that the administration says is part of a legal obligation for the state.Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, said the capital budget submitted Monday is not endorsed by Walker and meant to satisfy the submission...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions the state, including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.Current Office of Management and Budget Director Karen Rehfeld, who is responsible for overseeing, advising and producing the governor's budget, is retiring and...
State budget director to retire

...budget to the public and the Legislature. He may have to develop it without the help of Office of Management and Budget Director Karen Rehfeld. Rehfeld is retiring, a member of the office's staff confirmed.A member of Gov. Sean Parnell's...
Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to key positions

...Department of Public Safety.Walker said former University of Alaska Fairbanks vice chancellor Pat Pitney will be his budget director. She replaces Karen Rehfeld, who retired last Friday after 35 years with the state."I am thrilled that Pat will...
Board begins new budget preparation

The Juneau School District held its first meeting with public comment on next year's budget.Director of Administrative Affairs David Means presented an overview of last year's budget, which had a deficit of about $2.5 million...
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...UAS Chancellor John Pugh said. That amount is a little more than a million dollars for the Juneau campus alone, budget director Barbara Hyde said. Those cuts came out of money allocated for salaries and benefits, as well as travel. In FY 2014...
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...meant to allow the agency to conform to new office space standards and reduce the amount of space it needs, Parnell budget director Karen Rehfeld said.It also included a $2 million reappropriation within the Department of Law for the state's...


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