Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Additional Public Testimony

Additional time has been added to accommodate more public testimony on the Operating Budget. There will be a Statewide Off Net call in on Thursday, March 5th from 6:00 – 9:00pm. This meeting time will be for anyone that wishes to testify in any area of the state who did not previously testify. Please call 465-4648 or 465-6258 for the call-in phone number.

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Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Action Alert: Make Your Voice Heard on Alaska’s Budget

Dear Neighbors,

This week the House Finance Committee will be holding public testimony on the State Operating Budget. Anchorage has its own time slot scheduled for tomorrow. If you would like to share your concerns this will be your chance to be heard.

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Rep. Wool’s Newsletter: Alaska’s Budget: How to Make Your Voice Heard

This week the House Finance Committee will be taking testimony on the state operating budget. I serve on three Finance subcommittees which passed recommended budgets for the University of Alaska and the departments of Revenue and Labor and Workforce Development. The Finance Committee has compiled the department budgets into one budget and will be taking testimony from across the state this week. Now it is your turn to make your voice heard on the budget. The Finance Committee will be taking testimony from Fairbanks from 1 to 4 pm on Wednesday (March 4) at the Fairbanks Legislative Information Office at 1292 Saddler Way.

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Rep. Guttenberg’s Newsletter: Action Alert: Budget Testimony Tomorrow!

This week the House Finance Committee will hear operating budget testimony. Now, more than ever, it is important that people speak out. The House Finance budget subcommittees made some drastic cuts, not unexpected given our fiscal climate, but many of the cuts are lopsided. They cut programs that have a proven track record of saving the state money and bringing in federal funds.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: ACTION ALERT! Budget Public Testimony on Thursday, March 5

ACTION ALERT! This week the House Finance Committee will take public testimony on the operating budget. Please come speak out at the Budget Public Testimony on Thursday, March 5 from 1-4:30pm at the Anchorage LIO (716 W.4th Ave) in downtown Anchorage. Testimony is limited to 2 minutes per speaker.

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Rep. Kawasaki’s Juneau Note: PUBLIC ALERT: Budget Testimony

We Need to Hear from You! The budget will be heard in the Finance meetings all week before it is voted on by the House in the near future. As you may have heard, we have an enormous $3.5 billion deficit due to lower oil production and prices under the “Oil Wealth Giveaway”. Here is a snapshot of some of the budget highlights that we will consider this week.

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Public Testimony Scheduled

This week the House Finance committee will be holding public testimony on the State Operating Budget. Anchorage has its own time slot and day scheduled so if you have any concerns this will be your chance to be heard. Are you’re concerned about the projected cuts to public education ($23.3 million); cuts to the University budget (about $35 million); the exclusion of Medicaid Expansion; the closure of the Wildland Fire Academy in McGrath; or any other department cuts (or non-cuts)? We want to hear from you!

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Rep. Guttenberg’s Newsletter: Budget Testimony Next Week, Ballot Initiatives in Effect, Peony Month

The House Finance Committee will be taking public testimony this week on the FY 16 Operating Budget. Due to the cuts being made, it is imperative that legislators hear from our constituents.

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