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Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.It will be up to the House...said in a release.The Senate Finance Committee's rewrite of HB385 calls for...driving force behind the Senate Finance Committee's approach was to improve...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/senate-passes-new-approach-pension-obli
State | AK legislature
Assembly member asks for hospital CEO salary justification

...Wednesday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee meeting.New Bartlett CEO Charles "Chuck" Bill...discuss the salary. City manager Kim Kiefer and finance committee chairwoman Karen Crane said they would set up the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/assembly-member-asks-hospital-ceo-salar
Local
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...the capital budget.The House Finance Committee worked late Saturday night on...TRS fix likely setThe Senate Finance Committee unveiled a new plan to fix the...late Friday night in the House Finance Committee inserted sections that allow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/analysis-final-day-major-issues-still-u
State | AK legislature
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...closure of the pool. At its last finance committee meeting, it placed the pool...Kiefer said at a recent Assembly Finance Committee meeting. An evaluation of the...projections?At the March 10 Assembly Finance Committee meeting, Bartholomew and Kiefer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Thunder Mountain High School student recognition

...McCasland and Ms. LelchukMcCasland wrote: "Thank you Zach for taking the time today to provide testimony to the Senate Finance committee on CSHB 278. You delivered your well prepared testimony with confidence. Clearly, you held the full committee's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/thunder-mountain-high-school-studen
Neighbors
House Finance advances gas line bill

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill setting the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project, with members expressing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/house-finance-advances-gas-line-bill
State
Education funding picture still murky

...appears to be the future of education funding in Alaska.Their unhappiness comes as members of the powerful Senate Finance Committee recommended funneling $124.3 million toward education this year - that's $24.3 million more than was proposed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/education-funding-picture-still-murky
State | Local
House approves workers' compensation changes

...bill's influence in moderating rates may have been weakened. An amendment made to the bill recently in the House Finance Committee, at Olson's request, tends to strengthen the hand of the medical rate review committee. Medical providers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/house-approves-workers-compensation-cha
State | AK legislature
Senate opts for big education funding boost

The Alaska Senate Finance Committee is recommending an extra $300 million for education funding over the next three years - a significant boost over previous proposals...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/senate-opts-big-education-funding-boost
Local
Senators weighing education options

...One of the last major bills to come together in the Senate this session could be the education package.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Kevin Meyer says members are trying to figure out what they want in their version of HB278. Meyer has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/senators-weighing-education-options
State | AK legislature

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