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Parnell calls committee pension plan 'immoral'

...taken exception to the fact he did not propose his plan as a bill.Rep. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, the only finance committee member to recommend a "do pass" vote on HB278, said she took comfort in knowing the pension approach proposed in...
State | AK legislature
House changes little as state education bill advances

House Finance Committee members needed six hours Wednesday to work through 17 proposed changes to the revised omnibus education bill.Republican Gov. Sean Parnell...
State | AK legislature
Governor's pension plan gets municipal support

...Parnell first made his proposal in December but introduced it in bill form in the House on Thursday, after House Finance Committee members said they would feel more comfortable seeing it as such, rather than as just a budget item. The Senate bill...
State | AK legislature
CBJ audit comes back 'clean'

...firm contracted to inspect the city's books.Max E. Mertz of Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC, told CBJ Assembly Finance Committee members during a meeting Wednesday evening that they did not find any significant findings when reviewing CBJ's Comprehensive...
Senate panel advances bill rejecting pay increase

...committee, SB125, is one of several bills that have been introduced that would reject the recommendations.Four finance committee members recommended to the full Senate that SB125 pass: Meyer and Sens. Pete Kelly, Click Bishop and Donny Olson...
Sinkholes create $1 million headache for CCFR

...We've just started talking this last year with engineering before we actually lose a vehicle," he told the finance committee members. "The fire engines are back there vibrating over flowing water, and if we get a sinkhole large enough to...
Senate Majority announces new leadership, committee chairs

...Senate Member of the Ethics Committee: Senator Cathy Giessel (R-South Anchorage/Kenai Peninsula)Senate Finance Committee Members:Co-Chair-Senator Kevin Meyer (R-Anchorage)Co-Chair Senator Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks)Vice-Chair-Senator-Elect...
Senate Dems offer qualified praise for budget

...version of the operating budget is some $43.3 million larger than the version that passed the House.House Finance Committee member Wilson said on Wednesday, "I think they probably put more into it than I would've liked to see. You know...
Finance panel sends budget, CIP to Assembly

After Wednesday night's detailed presentations, Assembly Finance Committee members should know everything they need to know about the fiscal year 2014 proposed budget and a slight increase in the mill rate.City...
Mixed-use construction bill nears final vote

...objection.Senate Rule Committee referred HB50 to Senate Labor and Commerce and Senate Finance Committees. Senate Finance Committee members moved the bill out of committee for the final time Friday. It passed Senate vote Saturday and only awaits the...


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