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Special session kicks into gear Tuesday

...forward-fund education for fiscal year 2017, his budget director, Pat Pitney, said. Elimination of one-time funds for 2016 and 2017...negotiated pay increases in labor contracts for next year. But Pitney said it does not include the scheduled 2.5-percent cost-of-living...
Legislature gavels in for special session

...approved last session would remain. That cut was included in a separate spending package. Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, said the governor's budget plan does not include the scheduled 2.5 percent cost-of-living raises for certain state...
Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...Walker would like to see the Legislature pass a fully funded budget, not a partially funded one. Walker budget director Pat Pitney said that once the new fiscal year starts July 1, the government would be able to operate into the fall with existing revenue...
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...committee has scheduled another presentation for 1:30 p.m. today, this time by Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney, called "Alaska's Fiscal Crisis."? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at Follow...
State | AK legislature
Runners race at the glacier

...0046. Molly Dischner (25) 1:29.2947. Karen Dischner (63) 1:29.3048. Gabrielle LeDoux (67) 1:29.4949. Pat Pitney (49) 1:29.5050. Linda Kruger (64) 1:39.5551. Dina Gregg (46) 1:40.07Mens One Mile Results (place, name...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state for revenue sharing in his version of this year's budget, but that will change next year. State finance director Pat Pitney confirmed in an email that the governor expects to ask for enough revenue sharing money to guarantee a distribution of $50...
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
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...
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


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