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
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...economy when the rest of the nation tipped into sharp recession in 2009.Hoffman and Stedman co-chaired the Senate Finance Committee during some of those years. However, the availability of the ACES revenue also resulted in substantial increases...
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...
Senate Finance Committee unveils oil tax plan

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday released an oil tax plan that scraps progressivity as we know it.Instead of a progressive surcharge triggered when...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...Williams would lobby for a seat on the powerful Senate Finance Committee as a freshman senator."Being able to understand...Permanent Fund Division director and with the Senate Finance Committee previously as paid staff. He also has been the...
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...atmosphere of an election year to pass such a plan before late August, when the trust fund is forecast to go broke.Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has indicated he's looking for means to shore up the fund for about the next...
Who gave what to where

...list of project requests from the communities it represents, and the delegation then submits a request to the Senate Finance Committee co-chairs to have those items added to the capital projects budget before it is voted on by the Senate.This...
State | Local
Amended capital budget clears Senate committee

The Senate Finance Committee made two major changes to for airport staff.The Senate Finance Committee's proposed budget would provide...senator, Egan, is not on the Senate Finance Committee this year.SLAM funding is...


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