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Lawmakers show no love to public media

A Senate Finance subcommittee eliminated all state funding...Egan, D-Juneau.The House Finance subcommittee on the department attempted to...them.On Wednesday, a Senate Finance subcommittee on the University of Alaska system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-show-no-love-public-media
State | AK legislature
Juneau Empire owes an apology

...devastating' attack on airwaves". The article spoke to the cuts being imposed upon public broadcasting by a Senate Finance Subcommittee and their impact upon rural Alaska communities. No one quoted in the article either stated or alluded to an...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-07/juneau-empire-owes-apology
Letters
Budget passes from Senate

...painful cut, but the ferry system is expensive and needs to streamline. Micciche is the chairman of the Senate Finance subcommittee that plied an extra reduction to the ferries on top of the House cut.The amendment failed 7-13, with coastal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/budget-passes-senate
State | AK legislature
Senate passes operating budget

...painful cut, but the ferry system is expensive and needs to streamline. Micciche is the chairman of the Senate Finance subcommittee that plied an extra reduction to the ferries on top of the House cut.The amendment failed 7-13, with coastal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-05/senate-passes-operating-budget
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: $1 per tank would buy a working ferry system

On Friday, the Alaska House Finance subcommittee on the Department of Transportation and Public...service for weeks.We are disappointed at the finance subcommittee's work and hope it will be reversed to some degree...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-01/empire-editorial-1-tank-would-buy-wor
Opinion
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...department and didn't take any further reductions.Rep. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, was a member of the House Finance subcommittee on DEC. She pointed out that Munoz did not make any cuts to DEC as chair of the subcommittee, and "inefficiencies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature
Juneau turns out for budget plea

...prevention programs and public broadcasting.All of the state funds for public broadcasting were eliminated in a Finance subcommittee last week.About five people testified on further cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System.Sen. Dennis Egan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/juneau-turns-out-budget-plea
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, chair of the House Finance subcommittee on the universities, said in a Thursday news conference...Workforce Development commissioner and chair of the Finance subcommittee on the same department, added $226,000 back...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-senate-reverses-some-cuts-univer
State | AK legislature
House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...previous Empire report.Gattis, chair of the House Finance subcommittee on education, read aloud from the Alaska Constitution...almost $10 million cut to the ferries made by a Finance subcommittee.The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-13/house-shoots-down-added-funding-pre-k-u
State | AK legislature
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...Tuesday when the House Finance committee restored some timber program funding.A previous reduction proposed by the Finance subcommittee for the Department of Natural Resources eliminated Southeast's state forestry positions and timber program completely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/fairbanks-would-control-state-forestry
State

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