House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

The Alaska House Finance committee introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow a multibillion-dollar...opposition to meddling in the Permanent Fund accounts. House Finance committee member Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said as HB 2002 stands...
State | AK legislature
Tuck: Budget deal doesn't seem any closer

...July 1. But there appears to be little movement from the positions staked out last month.On Tuesday, the House Finance Committee introduced legislation authorizing accounting maneuvers involving the Permanent Fund earnings reserve and a student...
House majority puts education add-back on table

The House Finance committee showed the House majority's cards Wednesday morning when increases, negotiated in 2013 and eliminated by the Senate Finance committee earlier in the session, total $29.7 million.The majority's...
Budget bill introduced

...Bill Walker signed this week were packaged into new legislation, House Bill 2001, and introduced to the House Finance committee during its first meeting of the second special session.Combined, the partially funded HB 72 - the budget bill...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Government shutdown won't happen

...sacrifices and being innovative about future spending plans. When the Legislature started work in January, the Senate Finance Committee began addressing our pressing budget deficit issues. After many extensive public hearings, the Senate agreed to...
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

The House and Senate Finance committees both met Friday, but with much different results.The House Finance Committee heard three hours of public...through tears.The Senate Finance Committee announced in a short meeting...
State | AK legislature
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...wooed individually by the majority.Munoz said the holdup is Medicaid expansion, which was killed in the House Finance committee last week."(The minority wants) Medicaid and there's not enough support to get Medicaid," she said. "That's...
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...Thursday afternoon, a House Finance committee co-chair announced the Republican-led...At this time the House Finance committee is not comfortable advancing...of Anchorage cut out.House Finance committee member Rep. Scott Kawasaki...
State | Local | AK legislature
Impasse remains as few lawmakers return

...provide a cooling off period and to allow lawmakers to return to their districts to meet with constituents. The House Finance Committee has been holding budget and Medicaid hearings in Anchorage, and while some legislators not on that committee have...
Impasse remains as lawmakers reconvene in Juneau

...cooling off period and to allow lawmakers to return to their home districts to meet with constituents.The House Finance Committee has been holding hearings in Anchorage and while some legislators not on that committee have attended, others have...


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