Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...represents Ketchikan and other District Q communities in southern Southeast once enjoyed the co-chair seat of the Senate Finance Committee. For years he wrote the capital budget. That came to an end a few years ago.While Stedman remains in the...
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...Coghill will remain as majority leader.Sen. Pete Kelly, of Fairbanks, will remain a co-chair of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, while Sen. Anna Fairclough, of Eagle River, will replace Meyer as the other co-chair.The GOP picked...
Egan to caucus with minority

...majority announced Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, would caucus with them. He will be a member of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. With Hoffman, the majority numbers 15."Senator Hoffman's rural representation and depth of experience...
State | Local
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...the Rules Committee, with Sen. John Coghill of Fairbanks remaining as Senate Majority Leader.Chairing the Senate Finance Committee will be Sen. Anna Fairclough of Eagle River and Sen. Pete Kelly of Fairbanks. Sen. Lyman Hoffman, a veteran...
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair programs offered by UAS. She said she would continue to support the university system in her role on the Senate Finance Committee.McGuan called higher learning "essential" and said "we cannot make cuts to education and expect to move...
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...interest of Juneau or in the best interest of the state," Williams said.Egan was a member of the powerful Senate Finance Committee for two years. Williams said he wants Juneau to be once again represented on the committee."I would hope...
Panel puts more money for education in budget

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Friday included an additional...100 million.During the Senate Finance Committee hearing, Kelly said increasing...their work sooner.The Senate Finance Committee-sponsored education-funding...
State | AK legislature
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...the plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.It will be up to the House...said in a release.The Senate Finance Committee's rewrite of HB385 calls...driving force behind the Senate Finance Committee's approach was to improve...
State | AK legislature
Timber, languages, Murkowski things to watch

...speed on one of this year's top issues.The Senate Finance Committee is planning two-a-days Wednesday through...project-related hearings on tap.On the budget side, Senate Finance Committee co-chair Kevin Meyer said he would like to...
State | AK legislature
Senate Finance committee pumps up capital projects spending

The Senate Finance Committee Monday rolled out a $2.9 billion capital budget that includes significant funding for Juneau projects.Among the local projects...


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