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Empire Editorial: Tax equality more important than age entitlement

...number crunching, a new motion to increase the exemption age from 65 to 70 was passed during the July 30 CBJ Finance Committee meeting. That motion nearly voided a solid plan that will curb future spending cuts at the municipal level.Fortunately...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-09/empire-editorial-tax-equality-more-im
Opinion
JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...and school funding issues in a regular meeting and would continue to discuss them at future work sessions and finance committee meetings.The meeting was still in progress at press time.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-23/jsd-airport-staff-ask-millions-%E2%80%A
Local
Putting its money where its mouth is

...promise to fund education to the cap for Fiscal Year 2016. Additionally, the Assembly voted during its Wednesday Finance Committee meeting to add additional, retroactive funding to the Juneau School District for the current school year. While funding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-08/putting-its-money-where-its-mouth
Local
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...public for input.The next Public Works meeting will be held at City Hall on April 13 at noon.At the Assembly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said $500,000 has been earmarked in the 2016...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/downtown-juneaus-endless-cycle-housing-
Local
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...will be collected this summer. At the regular Finance Committee meeting Wednesday, City Manager Kim Kiefer presented...state stops sharing its revenue. At the next Finance Committee meeting on April 15, the Assembly will hear an update...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-09/citys-cruise-tax-wish-list-includes-29-
Local
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...attempt to add the funds back during a House Finance Committee meeting, other representatives called the program an...program and has voted to fund it during House finance committee meetings. "Unfortunately, the amendment to maintain...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
State | Local | AK legislature
Who does Munoz work for?

...2001, was cooked up by the House majority and first disclosed to the House minority minutes before the House Finance committee meeting Wednesday. There was no give and take, no negotiations and no finding of the middle ground between the parties...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-31/who-does-mu%C3%B1oz-work
Letters
As Legislature goes into extra days, lawmakers share to-do lists

...extra days seemed inevitable.On Sunday afternoon, the future became clear: An alert went out that Senate Finance committee meetings had been called for Monday morning and afternoon.And after 5.5 hours of votes on Gov. Bill Walker's appointments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/legislature-goes-extra-days-lawmakers-s
State | AK legislature
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...same timeline does not apply to additional funding.The school district will present at an April 8 Assembly Finance Committee meeting and board members were instructed to add an additional April 29 date to their calendars.The Assembly has until...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/school-board-approves-budget-amid-uncer
Local
Export companies may receive tax break

...were recommended to the full Assembly for property tax exemptions at the regular City and Borough of Juneau Finance Committee meeting Wednesday.Business personal property granted tax exemptions are given the break in exchange for creating jobs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/export-companies-may-receive-tax-break
Local

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