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In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...150,000 Medicaid users in the state, according to a presentation by Pat Pitney, director of the state Office of Management and Budget. Expanding the federal health program will add between 19,000 and 40,000 additional Alaskans to that...
State | AK legislature
Walker to release budget early 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 the budget is developed so some pre-work can be done on the...
State | AK legislature
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...research and design, according to the documents Kemp submitted to Pat Pitney, director of the state's Office of Management and Budget."Canceling the project without bringing it to a conclusion may result in the state owing the federal government...
State | Local | AK legislature
Ending Juneau Access could mean penalty

...Department of Transportation and Public Facilities director Patrick Kemp to Pat Pitney, director of the state's Office of Management and Budget.For the past year, the Juneau Access Improvements Project - intended to improve transportation among Juneau...
State | Local
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...change completely once Walker's cabinet has a chance to talk about it, said Pat Pitney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, the staff responsible for advising, crafting and publishing the governor's budget. The Walker administration...
Local | AK legislature
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...the top positions in the state, including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.Current Office of Management and Budget Director Karen Rehfeld, who is responsible for overseeing, advising and producing the governor's budget...
State budget director to retire

...his proposed state budget to the public and the Legislature. He may have to develop it without the help of Office of Management and Budget Director Karen Rehfeld. Rehfeld is retiring, a member of the office's staff confirmed.A member of Gov...
My Turn: Parnell has a proven track record on education

...of support for higher education here in Alaska. These examples - drawn from data provided by the state's Office of Management and Budget, demonstrate real accomplishment through sustained work with legislators, education leaders and employers...
House panel advances bill on electronic notices

...The bill would limit when state agencies could hire contractors for photos or graphics for reports.The Office of Management and Budget, in a fiscal note, said the annual cost of printing state agency reports is estimated at $530,000. The...
State | AK legislature
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...increased costs the Legislature is anticipating or discussing.John Boucher, a senior economist with the Office of Management and Budget, said it's challenging to look out five years and project what Medicaid will cost, for example, or what...
State | AK legislature


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