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Budget bill introduced

...Gov. Bill Walker signed this week were packaged into new legislation, House Bill 2001, and introduced to the House Finance committee during its first meeting of the second special session.Combined, the partially funded HB 72 - the budget bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22
State | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...meeting Thursday afternoon, a House Finance committee co-chair announced the...At this time the House Finance committee is not comfortable advancing...outside of Anchorage cut out.House Finance committee member Rep. Scott Kawasaki...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/medicaid-expansion-killed-now
State | Local | AK legislature
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...been wooed individually by the majority.Munoz said the holdup is Medicaid expansion, which was killed in the House Finance committee last week."(The minority wants) Medicaid and there's not enough support to get Medicaid," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/dor-perm-fund-draw-wouldnt-impact-2015-
Local
House Finance strips CBR draw from budget

The House Finance committee introduced a version of the capital budget that eliminated a...shortfall for fiscal years 2015 and 2016.The majority-dominated House Finance committee introduced a version of the 2016 capital project budget bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/house-finance-strips-cbr-draw-budget
State | AK legislature
Department seeks consultant on health care provider tax

...up to the maximum extent allowed by federal law" to help offset Medicaid costs.In material provided to the House Finance Committee, Walker's office said Alaska is the only state without a provider tax and that Walker would not propose any...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/department-seeks-consultant-health-care
State
Impasse remains as lawmakers reconvene in Juneau

...a cooling off period and to allow lawmakers to return to their home districts to meet with constituents.The House Finance Committee has been holding hearings in Anchorage and while some legislators not on that committee have attended, others...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/impasse-remains-lawmakers-reconvene-jun
State
Impasse remains as few lawmakers return

...provide a cooling off period and to allow lawmakers to return to their districts to meet with constituents. The House Finance Committee has been holding budget and Medicaid hearings in Anchorage, and while some legislators not on that committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/impasse-remains-few-lawmakers-return
State
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

...get this thing done. ... If we don't get budget number two, (we're) going to be in big trouble."The House Finance committee, of which Munoz is a member, met Wednesday in Anchorage for an update from the Department of Law on existing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/egan-nothing-going-happen-friday
State | Local | AK legislature
House Finance takes up proposed budget amendments

JUNEAU - The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 million...university system were recommended by subcommittees. But the House Finance Committee heard an outpouring of support for public broadcasting during...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/house-finance-takes-proposed-budget-ame
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-06/house-budget-bosses-rethink-cuts-ferrie
State | Local | AK legislature

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