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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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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...
State | Local | AK legislature
Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 25

...Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472.Eaglecrest Board Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. The Eaglecrest board will review and discuss the FY16 Budget...
Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 24

...conference room. The topic will be "What do southeast Alaska's bats do in the winter?".Eaglecrest Board Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. The Eaglecrest board will review and discuss the FY16 Budget...


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