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Finance member: Difficult decisions needed on budget

...Friday, Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told the Senate Finance Committee that...didn't have a target for total cuts.Pitney said the administration feels that what...appropriators.During the committee hearing, Pitney called the budget proposal a first step...
State | AK legislature
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...
City ponders Housing First funding sources

...assistance 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 that could...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...state, according to a presentation by Pat Pitney, director of the state Office of Management...administration can and will do more with less."Pitney said in her presentation that the cuts...House Finance Committee meeting, where Pitney gave a presentation on the budget, that...
State | AK legislature
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...
State | Local | 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 as a...
Walker still evaluating Road project

...match it needs to be completed, according to DOT numbers.Pat Pitney, Walker's budget director, also addressed the committee...considers projects costing over $500 million to be megaprojects.Pitney said she did, but even if she didn't, the Road should still...
State | AK legislature
Gov: Cuts won't be made lightly

...trustworthy." 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, R-Eagle...
State | AK legislature
Walker to release budget early 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 government...
State | AK legislature
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...has a chance to talk about it, said Pat Pitney, director of the Office of Management...posted what it was that Parnell gave us," Pitney said. "Then we are going to analyze...this administration's priorities."Pitney was hired by the Walker administration...
Local | AK legislature


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