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My Turn: Reasons matter, labels don't

...well-known, would be completely phased out in a recent House version of the budget, but was added back in by a Senate subcommittee. The letters stand for Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, and refer to the state universities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-02/my-turn-reasons-matter-labels-dont
Opinion
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...his agency goes forward.A Senate subcommittee on Thursday proposed the cut...state budget deficit.But the Senate subcommittee recommendation would provide...3.6 million. But the Senate subcommittee proposed giving the department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/cuts-education-public-defender-agency-p
State | AK legislature
Senate's budget cuts go after schools, cruise ship head tax

...add-back to the University of Alaska system made in a Senate subcommittee by $1.8 million.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin...Highway System, which sustained a further cut in a Senate subcommittee.Finance committee member Sen. Peter Micciche...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/senates-budget-cuts-goes-after-schools-
State | AK legislature
Juneau turns out for budget plea

...some face time with the Senate Finance committee Monday to ask for adjustments to the state operating budget.Senate subcommittees cut about $20 million in unrestricted general funds from the budget on top of several hundred million dollars...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/juneau-turns-out-budget-plea
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch

...its version of the state operating budget. The goal is for the full Senate to vote on a spending bill Friday.Senate subcommittees proposed deeper cuts than the House for a number of agencies, which many in the House expected. The subcommittee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-30/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...72 weeks of decreased service in fiscal year 2016 among the system's 11 vessels because of the House cut, the Senate subcommittee's decrease would lay up the M/V Chenega for a month from September to October and reduce the M/V Lituya's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/ferries-dealt-another-blow-senate-subco
State | AK legislature
Senate panel restores some funding for university system

JUNEAU - A Senate subcommittee has restored $6.8 million cut by the House to the University of Alaska system budget.That includes $5 million restored for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/senate-panel-restores-some-funding-univ
State
Begich battles partisan undertow

...for damaging the island's primary industry and the state's largest employer. Begich told him that he heads a Senate subcommittee with jurisdiction over the nation's fisheries, and he promised that the next round of quotas would be more fairly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/begich-battles-partisan-undertow
State
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...as it crafts its version of the operating budget. Whatever passes the House would have to be considered by the Senate.Subcommittee chair Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, said Alaska's budget situation requires tough decisions. The state is facing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/minority-lawmakers-push-back-education-
State | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...as it crafts its version of the operating budget. Whatever passes the House would have to be considered by the Senate.Subcommittee chair Lynn Gattis said Alaska's budget situation requires tough decisions.Still, Reps. Sam Kito III and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/minority-lawmakers-push-back-education-
State

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