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...Cardinals hit his 58th home run on the final day of the regular season as his team beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1. In 2002, finance leaders meeting in Washington directed the International Monetary Fund to work on new approach to resolving global debt crises...
Senate unveils bare bones capital budget

...budget Wednesday night that lops more than a half billion dollars off Gov. Sarah Palin's proposal. House and Senate finance leaders met with Palin on Wednesday and Thursday over the $1.7 billion spending measure for construction projects and equipment...
Senate vote on budget expected today

...Senate has gone on a "spending spree," and that he's met with House members to take "corrective action." Senate finance leaders have defended the bill as responsible and jobs-based.
Squabble over capital spending continues into next year's budget

...government needs, Gov. Sarah Palin said. But Senate finance leaders are boasting that their spending plan would give the...Palin's staff also has been meeting with Senate finance leaders on next year's capital budget. Palin herself made...
Lawmakers bristle at capital project limits

...scores of district projects, saying spending was too high. In a letter sent to Palin on Friday, two House and Senate finance leaders said this year's budget is a responsible plan, and ranking one project over another would create adversarial relationships...
House budget plan includes low-income energy assistance

...unclear how a separate $220 million transportation bond package approved by the House will fare in the Senate. Senate finance leaders have said they prefer to use cash in a time of high surpluses to pay for road and bridge improvements. If the bond...
Lawmakers go to work on state budget

...oil production. How much is left over for savings will depend on the final operating and capital budgets. House finance leaders say their operating plan spends $100 million less from the state's general fund than Palin's plan, though the...
Capital budget continues to grow

...I'm not so concerned with the elevated amount as I am with the unfair method of distribution," Wilken said. House finance leaders say they've worked to adjust the imbalances from the Senate and describe the budget as fair and geographically balanced...


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