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Capitol quiets as legislators head to D.C.

...Senate committee set to hear Senate Bill 21. The Senate Resources Committee, which passed it along to the Finance Committee last week, rewrote the bill as a "committee substitute" based on Parnell's original proposal.One bill that has...
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...
Assembly hears former senator's views on uses of Marine Passenger Fees

...entirely of Assembly members, last week and was asked by Botelho to speak to the issue to the Assembly. The Finance Committee last week unanimously moved the proposed list forward to the Assembly. The item was not on Monday's agenda and Engstrom...
Senate consultants assess legislation's impact honestly firm, PFC Energy, documents reality at the expense of myth once again.Speaking to the Senate Finance Committee last week, a consultant presented charts and analysis that explain why Alaska has difficulty attracting oil company reinvestment...


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