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Walker to release budget early

...say he'll have his budget amendments much sooner than he is required."House Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said the governor's Office of Management and Budget has promised to keep lawmakers in the loop as...
State | AK legislature
Senators: Everything but taxes, PFD on table to fix budget

...sharing fund is distributed each year. There is $172 million in the fund now.House Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, said the House is also mulling the future of revenue sharing. The options are reloading the fund or...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker halts megaprojects

...Pete Kelly and Anna MacKinnon, House Speaker Mike Chenault and House Finance Committee Co-Chair-elects Rep. Mark Neuman and Rep. Steve Thompson. It includes a list of requests and suggestions meant to rein in state spending."For the...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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


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