Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...budget proposal. The bill stalled in the House Finance Committee during the first special session in May; the Senate Finance Committee didn't take it up. Versions of the measure remain in both committees.Walker said there was plenty of "process...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...same way.If Walker truly cares about the people of Alaska, and I have no reason to doubt he does, he should work to reform the system we have.? Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, is co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Probe: Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare' set up to detect fraud, GAO audits and investigations chief Seto Bagdoyan said in prepared testimony for a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday. A copy was provided to The Associated's document-processing contractor...
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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid pass up federal money that could help the economy of a state facing budget deficits amid low oil prices.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Pete Kelly said regardless of the federal money, the state can't afford the Medicaid system it...
Senate passes operating budget

...passed 16-4 with no substantial change from the Senate Finance committee version.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, voted...was cut by an additional $47 million in the Senate Finance committee.The Senate took more than 30 at-eases - pauses...
State | AK legislature
Finance member: Difficult decisions needed on budget

...cuts needed to make the state budget work, a Senate Finance Committee member said during a hearing Friday.In an interview...Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told the Senate Finance Committee that Walker is considering a bill on Medicaid...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Walker pulls the rug from under explorers

...that project, but it's not likely to be positive.Consider what Revenue Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck told the Senate Finance Committee back on Jan. 28, after Walker first flagged the issue of the tax credits as "unsustainable" in a Jan. 8...
Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...dollars in Alaska remains wise, and new oil will result from the increased activity," she said in a statement.Senate Finance Committee co-chair Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, said she is concerned about the impact of Walker's decision on...
State workers to get layoff warning

...On Sunday afternoon, the Senate Finance Committee agreed to substitute its...and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, quickly responded schools receive. The Senate finance committee is suggesting a one-time...
Local | AK legislature
Budget deal reached

...state operating budget OK'd its version Wednesday evening.The conference committee, made up of House and Senate Finance committee chairs and the most senior minority members of the committees, decided to fund 2.5 percent pay increases for...


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