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My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...up to leadership for one of the few Democrats in the House Majority. Two longtime House Finance Committee members, Mark Neuman of Wasilla and Steve Thompson of Fairbanks, will rise to co-chair this powerful panel. Most importantly, Juneau...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...results by Nov. 28, according to its website.Reps. Mark Neuman, R-Su-Valley, and Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, will...Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage? Finance Committee: Mark Neuman, R-Su-Valley (Co-Chair); Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks...
Pure Sole: Does the governor enjoy cricket?

...with the lineup card in the bill, and it does not get in to play, perhaps we should be aware that HB24 (from Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake), known as the "Stand Your Ground Law," took effect last September.HB24 says a person does NOT...
Elected AG bill overruled by others

...about 18 to 20 months," he said. "We don't have the stability we used to have prior to statehood."For Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, the issue is one of preserving the system of checks and balances for the executive branch of state...
State | AK legislature
House's budget claims conceal retirement spending

...subcommittee co-chair said the same on the floor."Need is always going to outpace the amount of money available," Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Wasilla, said.Later in the debate, he added that the cuts will lead to job loses which, in turn, will lead...
State | AK legislature
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget

...still be sold at ferry cafeterias, he said.Other cuts include funding for a prescription drug database that Rep. Mark Neuman said was originally aimed at addressing people who prescription-shop but isn't updated in real-time, $1.4...
Alaska House approves $9.1 billion operating budget, rejects Democratic amendments comparatively for capital funds, and we have deficits in the operating budget we have to deal with," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, a finance subcommittee chair. "It's going to get much more difficult."Still, the House did...
State | AK legislature
Gov. reiterates call for action on pension issue

...similar idea two years ago - others are wary of taking so much from savings given the current budget environment.Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, falls in the latter category. Neuman, who chairs a House Finance subcommittee overseeing the state...
State | AK legislature
KABATA pushes ahead despite questions

...the hook if tolls fell short of what is required to repay construction costs.The audit derailed a bill from Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, that was meant to advance the project. The House passed another version that would move remove KABATA...
Era of big capital budgets, reserve contributions may be over

...not in any immediate danger of huge deficits and tumbling the economy into recession, or anything like that."Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Wasilla, suggested that tapping into the state's budget reserves could prompt rating agencies to reevaluate their...


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