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Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...administration plans to release some scenarios showing where the state would be over time under those scenarios, Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told reporters. A package will then be prepared for lawmakers to consider.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/walker-uses-veto-ax-oil-tax-credits
State
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...participants felt strongly that the search for more government efficiencies should continue in earnest. To this end, budget director Pat Pitney informed the conference about six initiatives the Walker-Mallott Administration is pursuing to provide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-solving-alaskas-budget-proble
Opinion
Budget deal reached

...the budget includes an executive branch-wide unallocated cut of $29.8 million. State Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney said weeks ago this cut will result in state worker layoffs. Department of Administration Deputy Commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-10/budget-deal-reached
State
$5B budget approved, ending session

...the bill includes an executive branch-wide unallocated cut of $29.8 million. State Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney said weeks ago this cut will result in state worker layoffs. Department of Administration Deputy Commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/5b-budget-approved-ending-session
State
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...Fairbanks conference will set the stage for a summer-long process of meetings that will extend into the fall, state budget director Pat Pitney said. The governor hopes that those at the conference, armed with information on the options, will help...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-04/gov-walker-seeks-input-balance-state-bu
State | AK legislature
Compromise or 'coercion'?

...restored employee pay. That's on top of an already $350 million cut to state agencies.Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney said during the Anchorage meeting the cut is doable, but will lead to layoffs. She didn't specify how...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...special session) because of issues with the other body," he said.The committee heard from Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney on the new budget bill before House and Senate Finance. It contains the leftovers vetoed by Gov. Bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/senate-finance-we-cant-work-until-house
State | AK legislature
Legislature gavels in for special session

...legislators approved last session would remain. That cut was included in a separate spending package. Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, said the governor's budget plan does not include the scheduled 2.5 percent cost-of-living raises...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/legislature-gavels-special-session
State
Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...email that Walker would like to see the Legislature pass a fully funded budget, not a partially funded one. Walker budget director Pat Pitney said that once the new fiscal year starts July 1, the government would be able to operate into the fall...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/leaders-raise-potential-budget-vote-wit
State
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...The committee has scheduled another presentation for 1:30 p.m. today, this time by Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney, called "Alaska's Fiscal Crisis."? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at katherine.moritz@juneauempire...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/walker-asks-more-action-limbo-session
State | AK legislature

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