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DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...wooed individually by the majority.Munoz said the holdup is Medicaid expansion, which was killed in the House Finance committee last week."(The minority wants) Medicaid and there's not enough support to get Medicaid," she said. "That's...
Capitol hosts controversial Medicaid speaker

...expansion has been promised by the Gov. Bill Walker administration but was hotly debated and shot down by the House Finance committee last week.AFP Alaska has long opposed broadening the reach of the federal health care program. Americans For Prosperity...
State | AK legislature
Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

...would have the support needed to pass the Legislature.The dustup follows a decision by members of the House Finance Committee last week to strip provisions related to Medicaid expansion from the operating budget. Walker, who has made Medicaid...
State | AK legislature
Sales tax revenues spur long-term development

...presentations were centered around items that are currently under consideration by the Juneau Assembly's finance committee. Last week that panel moved to recommend to the full city Assembly the tax extension, and finance committee members roughed...
City eyes tax break as oil costs heat up stop taxing heating oil sold in the city from January through March. The idea passed through the city's finance committee last week and will be introduced at noon today at the Assembly Chambers. The panel will likely vote on the issue during...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bill as did all the other cuts and denied funding increases that were a part of the bill when it left the House Finance Committee last week. Rep. Ethan Berkowitz, an Anchorage Democrat and House minority leader, said the hours of debate, which...
Cruise ship rebate goes back to Senate Judiciary Committee

...for local head taxes. Sound off on the important issues at The measure, which was introduced in the Senate Finance Committee last week, was pulled from the Senate floor on Wednesday and sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Finance...
Dems: Focus on budget gap

...legislation in his committee, agreed to hold hearings after a major tax amendment surfaced suddenly in the House Finance Committee last week. A majority of Finance Committee members voted for Rep. Con Bunde's amendment adding income, sales and...
Advocates rally for breast cancer screening program

...Legislature this year to help cover reduced federal funding for the cancer screening programs. But the Senate Finance Committee last week cut $500,000 from the governor's request. At a noon rally on the Capitol steps, Murkowski and advocates...
Senate moves education funding bill

...The provision linking the education funding increase to the reform bill was added into the bill in the Senate Finance Committee last week. The education funding proposal, House Bill 1, by Rep. Carl Gatto, R-Palmer, aleady has been approved...


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