Other Committee Newsletters

From the Desk of Representative Seaton: April 23, 2018

Greetings from Juneau on this 98th day of the session. The conference committees for both the operating budget HB 286, and SB 26 Approp Limit & Permanent Fund Earnings have been meeting and I feel optimistic that we will finish our work soon. You can read more under the Budget section.

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: April 9, 2018

Greetings from Juneau on this 84th day of the session. Although the legislature won’t adjourn by April 15th, the 90th day, we all hope to finish our work soon. Leadership continues to negotiate with the Senate and the Governor to determine the must-have items from this session.

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: March 26, 2018

Greetings from Juneau on this 70th day of the session. It has been an intense and busy week working on the operating budget. The House Floor budget amendment process started last Tuesday and was the House’s focus for the rest of the week. There were 84 amendments submitted, although a few were withdrawn or were ruled out of order. The floor debate has been lengthy, but it is important that everyone be heard. The House will continue debate on…

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: March 19, 2018

Greetings from Juneau on this 63rd day of the session. I hope everyone enjoyed St. Patrick’s Day. The House Finance committee finished with the 97 operating budget amendments in Round 2 and passed the budget from committee last Friday. The budget should be on the House Floor today with amendments starting tomorrow. I anticipate we will pass the budget from the House by the end of this week, depending on….

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: March 12, 2018

Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau on this 56th day of the session, and Happy (early) St. Patrick’s Day this weekend! House Finance began work on the 96 operating budget amendments offered by committee members for round two of our amendment process. We are about three-quarters of the way through and plan to finish up this week. More information under the Budget section on the amendments that have passed so far.

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