Rep. Kerttula’s Juneau Newsletter: Beth’s Bill Preview, Child Care, Gardens and Ocean Acidification

One of the more exciting precursors to a new session is the release of bills that have been pre-filed. Although the legislation isn’t technically introduced until the first day of session, we get to see what has been worked on over the interim and what might be coming before us in the next year. The first pre-file release was this morning and the next one will be next Friday, January 14.

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Rep. Kerttula’s Juneau Newsletter: Governor’s Budget Released

The governor has released his proposed version of the budget for Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12), which runs from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Now it’s the Legislature’s turn to review and reshape the FY12 budget.

In this newsletter, I’ll highlight some items in the governor’s proposed capital budget that might be of interest to Juneauites. I’ll also talk about the budgeting process and give you some resources that are available to help you keep track.

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