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Finance Committee to talk tax exemptions

The City and Borough of Juneau Finance Committee will meet Thursday to discuss the senior sales tax exemption, among other things, according to the meeting agenda.The committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/finance-committee-talk-tax-exemptions
Local
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...advance expansion as part of his budget proposal. The bill stalled in the House Finance Committee during the first special session in May; the Senate Finance Committee didn't take it up. Versions of the measure remain in both committees.Walker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/walker-discusses-decision
Local
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...because some of the powers that be decide they don't want it to give a chance. The expansion bill then went to the Finance Committee, where it was shelved without even being voted on. The bill should've at least been voted on to see if the majority...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/my-turn-medicaid-expansion-good-thing
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...same way.If Walker truly cares about the people of Alaska, and I have no reason to doubt he does, he should work to reform the system we have.? Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, is co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-26/my-turn-alaska-cant-afford-medicaid-e
Opinion
Medicaid figures up, stir worry about budgets

...obviously it's a concern," said state Sen. Howie Morales, a Democrat who sits on the powerful Legislative Finance Committee. "The most vulnerable of our citizens - the children, our senior citizens, our veterans, individuals with disabilities...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-20/medicaid-figures-stir-worry-about-bud
Not For Web
Probe: Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare'

...Bagdoyan said in prepared testimony for a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday. A copy was provided to The Associated...family coverage averaging close to $17,000 a year.Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said the GAO's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-16/probe-bogus-enrollees-kept-getting-ob
Not For Web
Records: Employees used leave time for charity golf tourney

...Alaska's public corporations - forgetting that they operate with public dollars." Gattis, a member of the House Finance Committee, said organizing charity events is not the proper function of state government."It would behoove AHFC to ask...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/records-employees-used-leave-time-chari
State
Alaska Editorial: Walker pulls the rug from under explorers

...project, but it's not likely to be positive.Consider what Revenue Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck told the Senate Finance Committee back on Jan. 28, after Walker first flagged the issue of the tax credits as "unsustainable" in a Jan. 8 opinion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-10/alaska-editorial-walker-pulls-rug-und
Opinion
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...pass up federal money that could help the economy of a state facing budget deficits amid low oil prices.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly said regardless of the federal money, the state can't afford the Medicaid system it has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/alaska-gov-bill-walker-announces-intent
State
Compromise or 'coercion'?

The House Finance committee showed the House majority's cards...2013 and eliminated by the Senate Finance committee earlier in the session, total...House minority compliance.House Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State

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