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Finance member: Difficult decisions needed on budget

...consider expansion," Kelly said in an interview.In discussing budget amendments Friday, Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told the Senate Finance Committee that Walker is considering a bill on Medicaid expansion after being asked to consider...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-22/finance-member-difficult-decisions-need
State | AK legislature
City ponders Housing First funding sources

...program."Taking the money out was an unintended consequence of submitting a stripped-down capital budget," said Pat Pitney, Office of Management and Budget director. "Putting the money back in is a cost-effective way to address issues...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-19/city-ponders-housing-first-funding-sour
Local
House Finance pushes back on budget

...mid-June. The studies were called for as part of an education bill passed last session. Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, reiterated that position Thursday.But some committee members questioned the approach. Co-chair Mark Neuman, R-Big...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/house-finance-pushes-back-budget
State
Walker still evaluating Road project

...million more in state general funds to get the full federal match it needs to be completed, according to DOT numbers.Pat Pitney, Walker's budget director, also addressed the committee about the project. Hughes asked her if she really considers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/walker-still-evaluating-road-project
State | AK legislature
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...for Alaskans and good for Alaska."There are 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/walkers-budget-proposal-corrections-and
State | AK legislature
Gov: Cuts won't be made lightly

...He said that will develop over the coming months and years. Kelly said he has known Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, a long time and trusts her.More budget details are expected to emerge over the coming days.Sen. Anna MacKinnon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/gov-cuts-wont-be-made-lightly
State | AK legislature
Legislature begins session; expected to focus on budget

...residents, in the State of the State address Wednesday and the State of the Budget address Thursday.His budget director Pat Pitney said "small amounts that address key priorities" could be added to the stripped down capital budget Walker submitted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-21/legislature-begins-session-expected-foc
State
Gov's budget slashes Juneau APOC office

...elimination of 329 positions statewide.More than half of those positions are already vacant, Walker's budget director Pat Pitney said during a Thursday news conference. The state is facing a $3.6 billion budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/govs-budget-slashes-juneau-apoc-office
State | Local | AK legislature
Walker to release budget early

...work-in-progress budget, which he released in December. Finance committees will be hearing budget presentations by OMB Director Pat Pitney and Legislative Finance Director David Teal this week.Thompson said the House has not identified specific places where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/walker-release-budget-early
State | AK legislature
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...federal funding has been spent on Road planning, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-12/governor-clears-desks-alaska-dot
State | Local | AK legislature

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