In this issue:
  • Public Testimony this Thursday on the Operating Budget
  • Online with Ivy next Saturday, March 12th at 10:00am on Zoom and Facebook
Operating Budget Public Testimony
on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Last week, the Finance Subcommittees in the House completed the first step of the budget process. You can view the House Finance Subcommittee Reports on the Legislative Finance Division Website.

This week, Alaskans will have a chance to voice their opinions on the operating budget, HB69, and the Mental Health budget, HB71. The House Finance Committee will take public testimony on the operating budget as follows:
  • Thursday, March 3, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., residents of Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Delta Junction, Dillingham, Glennallen, Valdez, Wrangell, Homer, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Seward, and Tok are invited to testify.
  • Friday, March 4, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., residents of Fairbanks, Kenai, Mat-Su, Anchorage, Bethel, Cordova, Kotzebue, Nome, Utqiagvik are invited to testify.
  • Saturday, March 5, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., residents of all communities are invited to testify.

Public testimony has a 2 minute time limit. Please call 30 minutes prior to the end of allotted time or testimony will close early. For more information on testifying telephonically, click here. You can also submit testimony to house.finance@akleg.gov. After public testimony, House Finance will make amendments to the budget before heading to the House Floor for a floor vote in mid-April.
Online with Ivy
Join me Saturday, March 12th at 10:00am on my official legislative Facebook page for a live update. This month I'll cover progress on the FY23 Operating Budget, committee updates, and the status on my legislative priorities. I will answer any questions or comments you may have. I hope to see you there!

You can RSVP to the event here and share it on Facebook.
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