My Turn: Forested communities must be made whole

...we must find an acceptable and agreed upon offset for nearly $330 million. In the past, the Senate and House Finance committees have come up with offsets, but this year they failed. I will continue to work to ensure that our forested communities...
City slashes funding requests

...deficit due to plummeting oil prices. The Assembly Finance Committee on Wednesday agreed to prioritize five requested...hopeful projects from all city departments. After the Finance Committee was through with it, they were left with only five...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...of marijuana shops came before them.The Assembly briefly discussed commercial marijuana sales at its most recent Finance Committee meeting, Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said, but decided that it was premature to make any decisions. Besides that...
Local cost of smoking may float higher

...approval. The increase was put forward by the CBJ Finance Committee, with Mayor Merrill Sanford being the only one against...benefits of increasing taxes on tobacco products.The Finance Committee chose to follow the recommendation of the health...
Deal ends tramway appraisal dispute

...with the settlement agreement for rent owed will be presented in Docks and Harbors' final version to the Assembly Finance Committee on Nov. 18. The agreement must be approved by the full Assembly before becoming effective."This is something that...
Egan to caucus with minority

...them. He will be a member of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. With Hoffman, the majority numbers 15."Senator...Minority Leader: Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage? Finance Committee: Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks (Co-Chair); Anna...
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Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...will remain as majority leader.Sen. Pete Kelly, of Fairbanks, will remain a co-chair of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, while Sen. Anna Fairclough, of Eagle River, will replace Meyer as the other co-chair.The GOP picked up an...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...remaining as Senate Majority Leader.Chairing the Senate Finance Committee will be Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River and...Democrats in the House Majority. Two longtime House Finance Committee members, Mark Neuman of Wasilla and Steve Thompson...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...will keep her spot on the House Finance Committee.Both the House majority and...will co-chair the House Finance Committee. Munoz retained her place in...Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage? Finance Committee: Mark Neuman, R-Su-Valley...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...represents Ketchikan and other District Q communities in southern Southeast once enjoyed the co-chair seat of the Senate Finance Committee. For years he wrote the capital budget. That came to an end a few years ago.While Stedman remains in the Senate...


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