House Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee has advanced legislation to authorize a buyout of one of the state's partners in a major proposed liquefied natural...
Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation authorizing funding for a state buyout of a partner in a major proposed gas project.The committee...
Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

...with the budget - if the most recent special legislative session is an indicator, and it is.There is much about Alaska's finances to perpetuate unease. The state is in a financial crisis, with a growing $3 billion budget deficit and a severe decline...
Detective: 'Hero' cop sought hit-man to cover up thefts

...said.Gliniewicz sent the texts after Marrin, the village's first professional administrator, began auditing Fox Lake's finances, including the Police Explorers program that authorities now say the lieutenant had been stealing from for seven years.Often...
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GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...strategy to win in 2016," said Tharon Johnson, who led Obama's 2012 re-election effort in the South and helps oversee finances for the Democratic National Committee.The governor's race in Mississippi was overshadowed by a fight over a constitutional...
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2 University of Alaska officials step down

...president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt submitted their resignations Monday.UA President Jim Johnsen...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...restricting the amount of food a person's stomach can hold.Her insurance didn't cover the procedure, so she was looking to finance the surgery on her own. Anchorage doctors told her that she'd need to fly there multiple times before the procedure. With...
Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...Republican Party said the complaint and Davis' ties to it are cause for her resignation."Money laundering is the worst campaign finance violation we can think of. It's time for Marcia Davis to resign," GOP chairman Peter Goldberg said in a statement.He...
Pipeline plan passes

...continue to pay the state's bills without this pipeline," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and chairman of the House Finance Committee.As envisioned, AKLNG includes construction of an 800-mile natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to an export...
State | AK legislature
Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's new prime minister election for the party previously, is the new foreign affairs minister while Toronto businessman Bill Morneau is the new finance minister. Harjit Sajjan, a former Canadian soldier, Afghanistan war veteran and police officer, is the new defense minister...
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