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Alaska Editorial: Cut state travel spending of the Senate Finance Committee. Rep. Mark Neuman of Big Lake also attended; he is co-chair of the House Finance Committee.The conference is designed to give states influence on national policy.The trip comes in the midst of state...
A brighter future with the arts

...special thanks by Ben Brown, chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, for her work as a member of the House Finance Committee, which appropriates $800,000 for the council.Chu's tour of Alaska's art network is evidence of how organization...
Letter: Let Medicaid expansion come to a vote

...states with Medicaid expansion were paying with state money. Let's do smart things to cut the budget deficit. This is one of the few that creates jobs and improves people's lives.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage,Alaska House Finance Committee
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

...calling for more budget cuts instead of new taxes in light of Alaska's troubled fiscal situation.Members of the House Finance Committee asked for the cuts during a presentation held by Gov. Bill Walker's administration Monday, according to the...
Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state's...Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake and chairman of the House Finance Committee. Credit rating concernsLast week, Standard and...
'When' special session is called may decide 'where'

...the committee rooms will be available," said Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, noting work to the Senate Chambers and House Finance Committee room is complete. The Terry Miller building next door also could be used for working space.Munoz, who like...
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My Turn: Costly lawsuit a bad investment

...called by Gov. Walker in May, Medicaid expansion legislation was introduced. During the special session, the House Finance Committee unilaterally tabled the bill and refused to hear from the public, hold further hearings or allow a vote on the...
Empire Editorial: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

...include using the Terry Miller building for office space and the current availability of the Senate Chamber and House Finance Committee room for meetings. Centennial Hall and the Juneau Arts and Culture Center also are available if necessary. Those...
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...who rejected his attempt to simply advance expansion as part of his budget proposal. The bill stalled in the House Finance Committee during the first special session in May; the Senate Finance Committee didn't take it up. Versions of the measure...
Records: Employees used leave time for charity golf tourney

...Alaska's public corporations - forgetting that they operate with public dollars." Gattis, a member of the House Finance Committee, said organizing charity events is not the proper function of state government."It would behoove AHFC to ask...


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