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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...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...He is the Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a member of the Senate Health and Social Services Finance Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Alaska Health Care Commission.
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...
Senate finance subcommittee hears testimony on domestic violence funding

The Senate Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday heard testimony on funding for domestic violence programs in the state from the head of the Council on Domestic Violence...
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...
House budget bosses rethink cuts to ferries, timber program

...System and the state timber program in Southeast, they said at a news conference Thursday morning.The House Finance subcommittee on the Department of Transportation made a $9.5 million cut to the ferry system last week before passing it...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...higher fares and ballooning subsidies. Now the Legislature is taking an even closer look. Recently, a House Finance subcommittee recommended reducing AMHS's budget 9.5 percent - which could lead to vessel layups and schedule reductions...
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...
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...
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...
State | AK legislature


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