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As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...year - public testimony.On March 5-6, the House Finance Committee held two solid days of public testimony on the...After the two days of public testimony, the House Finance Committee passed the state's budget to the full House...
State | AK legislature
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

I'm disappointed that Rep. Cathy Munoz voted with the House Finance Committee to cut Medicaid expansion out of the Department of Health and Social Services budget.According to the state-financed consulting...
House Finance takes up proposed budget amendments

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 system were recommended by subcommittees. But the House Finance Committee heard an outpouring of support for public broadcasting during...
Empire Editorial: Reinbold a champion but gets pariah treatment

...against her caucus last week by saying no to the House Finance committee-drafted state operating budget. In her mind...order," Reinbold said Monday.We agree.The House Finance Committee touted its cuts as the largest in state history...
Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...legislators in efforts to reclaim budget solvency.He said the model used Thursday wasn't predictive, and House Finance Committee co-chair Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said the alternatives used shouldn't be seen as ideas being advocated...
State | AK legislature
House budget bosses rethink cuts to ferries, timber program

House Finance committee co-chairs Reps. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and Steve Thompson...eliminating forester offices in Juneau, Haines and Ketchikan.The House Finance committee heard testimony from Juneau residents on the state operating budget...
State | Local | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

After a lengthy debate, the House Finance committee, acting as the subcommittee on the Department...forward is."We just heard a decision of the House Finance committee; I disagree with that decision but it's their...
Three things to watch take up the state's operating budget.The House Finance Committee is working to finalize its version of the budget...within his operating budget proposal, but the House Finance Committee has stripped those.A number of lawmakers have...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Working class cuts call for working class testimony

...public testimony was heard by members of the House Finance Committee. Residents of Juneau, Homer, Kenai, Ketchikan...scenario. Yet the proposed cuts by the Alaska House Finance Committee stand to hit working-class individuals the hardest...
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...the funds back during a House Finance Committee meeting, other representatives...voted to fund it during House finance committee meetings. " the floor from the (House) Finance Committee for a final vote, it is...
State | Local | AK legislature


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