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Juneau APOC office skeletal after cuts

...budget in February, the Juneau delegation rallied to restore it.At first, it seemed to have worked. The House Finance Committee reversed the cut in its version of the budget and asked APOC to find savings elsewhere. The Department of Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/juneau-apoc-office-skeletal-after-cuts
State | Local
Senate Finance rolls out proposal meant to spur talks

The Senate Finance Committee on Sunday proposed a version of the budget similar to what lawmakers passed in late April as a way to force negotiations between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/senate-finance-rolls-out-proposal-meant
State
Sepp Blatter, FIFA and the backlash

...African officials have said was meant to help with soccer development in the Caribbean, was authorized by the then-finance committee chairman, per FIFA regulations. The chairman, Julio Grondona, died last year.The debate in Britain, where...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-02/sepp-blatter-fifa-and-backlash
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State workers to get layoff warning

...Sunday afternoon, the Senate Finance Committee agreed to substitute its own...co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, quickly responded that the...schools receive. The Senate finance committee is suggesting a one-time payment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-01/state-workers-get-layoff-warning
Local | AK legislature
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...R-Anchorage, referred the budget bill to the Senate's finance committee, which held a hearing at 1 p.m. Sen. Pete Kelly...and a half of negotiations. Sure enough, House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, brought...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/budget-deal-senates-hands
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Senators, don't scuttle this budget deal

...Unfortunately, it appears that this happy ending is about to get blown up. On Saturday, the Alaska Senate's finance committee said it would submit its own budget bill, since it doesn't like what the House did. For the sake of $15 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-31/empire-editorial-senators-dont-scuttl
Opinion
Who does Munoz work for?

...state employees. As a House Finance committee member, she said during last...minority minutes before the House Finance committee meeting Wednesday. There was...think Rep. Munoz's House Finance committee has taken to heart Geoff Kirsch's...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-31/who-does-mu%C3%B1oz-work
Letters
House agrees on budget

...Friday evening a compromise might be in sight after almost a month and a half of negotiations. Sure enough, House Finance committee co-chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, brought the amendment to house bill 2001, the operating budget bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-30/house-agrees-budget
State | AK legislature
IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia

...the information.The Senate Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing for...R-Utah, chairman of the Finance Committee. "Taxpayers deserve to know...Wyden, the top Democrat on the Finance Committee, quietly launched an investigation...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/irs-believes-identity-thieves-are-rus
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Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...of its budget amendments was passed by the House Finance committee.But it didn't last long. Majority members reopened...workers. It was approved 6-5.But when the House Finance committee came back from an hour-long break, something had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28
State | Local | AK legislature

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