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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/walker-uses-veto-ax-oil-tax-credits
State
Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...on LAA numbers. Every legislator claimed at least one day of per diem. Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, a Senate Finance Committee member, brought in the most per diem pay over the course of the two special sessions. He claimed 44 days and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-13/final-state-budget-figures-reveal-fewer
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-10/budget-deal-reached
State
Committee reverts Erin's Law to original version

...their experiences and how Erin's Law could help prevent the current generation from suffering in silence.The Senate Finance committee heard public testimony on its version of the Alaska Safe Children's Act, which it introduced at a short meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/committee-reverts-erins-law-original-ve
State
Where things stand in the state

...starting July 1.Rather than accept it, the Senate Finance Committee advanced a version of the budget similar to what...madness out of how we make our budgets," said Senate Finance Committee co-chair Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/where-things-stand-state
Local
Senate Finance rolls out proposal meant to spur talks

The Senate Finance Committee on Sunday proposed a version of the budget similar to what lawmakers passed in late April as a way to force negotiations between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/senate-finance-rolls-out-proposal-meant
State
IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia

...last week.Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the information.The Senate Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday. Koskinen and J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/irs-believes-identity-thieves-are-rus
Not For Web
Negotiators agree on per-pupil school funding

...fiscal situation like this, and it takes time to work through that, he said.In other legislative news, the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday plans to hear HB 44. The bill, as it passed the House, required schools to have programs and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/negotiators-agree-pupil-school-funding
Local
My Turn: The Senate majority needs a lesson in listening

...who's the highway toll master with unreasonable demands now?What seems to have happened is Meyer and his Senate Finance Committee got spoiled. Their supermajority left them comfortably deaf to ideas and concerns of the minority as they slashed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-04/my-turn-senate-majority-needs-lesson-
Opinion
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 that...money schools receive. The Senate finance committee is suggesting a one-time...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-01/state-workers-get-layoff-warning
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