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Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, a Senate Finance Committee member, brought in the most per diem pay over the course...legislators collected per diem during that time.House Finance committee member Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, collected $4,989...
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...House majority sent a letter to Chenault voicing opposition to meddling in the Permanent Fund accounts. House Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said as HB 2002 stands now, those members would likely not support it.The...
State | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...could be heard saying "Mr. Chair" before the audio available to listeners outside of Anchorage cut out.House Finance committee member Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, said he also tried to interject before the meeting ended."We didn't...
State | Local | AK legislature
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...According to DEC numbers, 121,517 of 284,729 gallons spilled in FY 2014 was refined fuel.Munoz is the House Finance committee member in charge of DEC's budget."(The bill) creates a viable, fair and long-term funding source," she said...
State | AK legislature
Who does Munoz work for?

...which consists mainly of state employees and businesses that are supported by state employees. As a House Finance committee member, she said during last Wednesday's meeting, "The deal the majority is offering represents a great compromise...
Compromise or 'coercion'? needed to access the CBR, and the budget could be fully funded without House minority compliance.House Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said during the Wednesday meeting that the deal the majority is offering represents...
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...transportation lifeblood to our region and we need to work really hard to maintain the current service levels," House Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said at the event.She said she will "meet with leadership in the House to...
State | AK legislature
Panel takes Medicaid expansion items from department budget

...department's budget, despite objections of minority Democrats.Republicans on the subcommittee, comprised of House Finance Committee members, repeated their desire for Gov. Bill Walker to introduce a bill on expansion rather than have expansion-related...
Finance member: Difficult decisions needed on budget

...reservations, they will never be comfortable with the type of cuts needed to make the state budget work, a Senate Finance Committee member said during a hearing Friday.In an interview, Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said there will be a level...
State | AK legislature
City ponders Housing First funding sources

...tobacco tax to $3 per pack, which is expected to raise an additional $1.7 million, and sales tax revenue.Finance committee members agreed Wednesday that the advance from BRH should be accepted due to the urgent need for development planning...


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