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Palin hires budget expert from Juneau

...Management and Budget, one of the most influential positions in state government. Sound off on the important issues at Karen Rehfeld of Juneau has been serving as deputy commissioner of the Department of Education & Early Development. Palin, in a...
Parnell asks for more dam money

...year's budget, saying he wanted to see greater progress on the land access agreements.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, presented the budget amendments for this year and next to lawmakers on Thursday.In the House Finance Committee...
State | AK legislature
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget that isn't restricted in its use by the law, constitution or something else.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said she needed to get reaction from the various departments to know to what degree some of the proposed changes...
Gov. proposes $3B toward state pension shortfall save about $2.1 billion in the long haul with his plan under current estimates.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, presented the plan at the Alaska Retirement Management Board meeting in Anchorage on Thursday. The board itself...
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...the agency to conform to new office space standards and reduce the amount of space it needs, Parnell budget director Karen Rehfeld said.It also included a $2 million reappropriation within the Department of Law for the state's share of "interim...
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...costs alone, I mean, that doesn't fit with what you're saying," Thompson said.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said employees and departments have been made aware of the state's fiscal outlook, which she said has helped to...
State | AK legislature
$1.9B capital budget unveiled

...for project-related field work.AEA announced it had reached agreement Friday, and Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said the administration would ask the committee to reconsider providing additional funding.Meyer, in an interview...
State | AK legislature
Administration releases budget amendments

...Gov. Sean Parnell's budget director says there's a smaller-than-expected hole in this year's budget.Karen Rehfeld told the House Finance Committee on Thursday that about $323 million would have to be transferred from reserves...
House GOP independent on oil tax, budget

...proposal is not unusual."That's kind of all part of the budget process," Leighow said. "It gets analyzed."Karen Rehfeld, director of the Office of Management and Budget, agreed."The amount of the budget is based on a department...
All eyes on Senate ahead of expected oil taxation vote

...additional barrels of oil a day to offset the projected fiscal impact during that period.Parnell's budget director, Karen Rehfeld, said the goal is to increase production, eventually boosting state revenue. The current proposal would result in...


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