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House passes fuel tax by a hair

...department and didn't take any further reductions.Rep. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, was a member of the House Finance subcommittee on DEC. She pointed out that Munoz did not make any cuts to DEC as chair of the subcommittee, and "inefficiencies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...cutbacks, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-07/my-turn-save-our-ferry-system
Opinion
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 Facilities finalized its adjustments to Gov. Bill Walker's proposed transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-01/empire-editorial-1-tank-would-buy-wor
Opinion
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...over, and (the business) will go to somebody else."Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, chair of the House Finance subcommittee on the universities, said in a Thursday news conference that she was disappointed to see the add-back to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-senate-reverses-some-cuts-univer
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers show no love to public media

...federal funding in the absence of a state match, said committee member Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau.The House Finance subcommittee on the department attempted to eliminate $1.7 million of the funding, but the majority of that cut was added...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-show-no-love-public-media
State | AK legislature
House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...the Juneau program will disappear, its director said in a previous Empire report.Gattis, chair of the House Finance subcommittee on education, read aloud from the Alaska Constitution and pointed out that the state does not have an obligation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-13/house-shoots-down-added-funding-pre-k-u
State | AK legislature
House budget bosses rethink cuts to ferries, timber program

...Highway 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...

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

...a predicted $3.5 billion budget shortfall.Two of the 80 testified against the timber program cuts. The House Finance subcommittee on natural resources, chaired by Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, approved a budget last week that would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/juneau-testifies-against-budget-cuts
State | AK legislature
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...and ferry service to several dependent communities - was dealt a significant blow Thursday morning when the House Finance Subcommittee on the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities finalized its adjustments to Gov. Bill Walker's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Transportation department proposes ferry service reductions

...reducing spending on advertising, would be about $8.9 million, according to information recently provided to a House Finance subcommittee.The issue came up during a House Finance Committee overview of the department's budget on Monday.Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/transportation-department-proposes-ferr
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