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State workers to get layoff warning

...said. "I don't think any of us wants those pink slips to go out tomorrow."Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, quickly responded that the messages state workers will receive today are "notifications...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-01/state-workers-get-layoff-warning
Local | AK legislature
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...budget bill to the Senate's finance committee, which held a hearing at 1 p.m. Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the committee, said during the hearing that the committee would recess and come up with a plan of its own. On...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/budget-deal-senates-hands
State | AK legislature
Questions linger as date for lawmakers to reconvene looms

...minority-offered alternatives to offset costs, like revisiting the state's oil tax credit system.Senate Finance Committee co-chairman Pete Kelly said in a phone interview that he thinks the budget can be sorted out before the end of this special session...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/questions-linger-date-lawmakers-reconve
State
Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said of potentially tapping those pots.House Finance Committee Co-Chairman Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said he didn't think there was much appetite to tap those funds, but he said different...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/leaders-raise-potential-budget-vote-wit
State
Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...agreement can be reached on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid.House Finance Committee co-chairman Steve Thompson, whose committee has been hearing Walker's bill this week, said he is concerned with whether thousands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/walker-work-lawmakers-expand-medicaid
State
Jeb Bush's emails detail donor communications

...Another financial backer who sought to sway Bush was Guzzetta, a Boca Raton real estate developer who was finance co-chairman of Bush's gubernatorial campaign. Bush was the best man at Guzzetta's wedding.In email messages, Guzzetta urged...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/jeb-bushs-emails-detail-donor-communi
Not For Web
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...75. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 68. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 65. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 64.Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 64. World Golf...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/today-history-february-10
Local
Judging judicial selections

...27 interview. "It's been scandal-free, corruption-free and generally gets good marks." Carpeneti, who is co-chairman of the nonprofit Justice Not Politics, fears SJR3 would politicize what currently is a balanced system."If you put...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/judging-judicial-selections
State | AK legislature
Kelly says he doesn't think he can support expansion

JUNEAU - A co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said Tuesday that he doesn't think he can support Medicaid expansion.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/kelly-says-he-doesnt-think-he-can-suppo
State | AK legislature
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...Vice President Sean O'Brien and Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst. Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee this year.Milliron said he decided to file as a write-in candidate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
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