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Capitol Report: Budget remains central focus of legislators

There's no reason legislators shouldn't be able to find a workable solution to Alaska's ferry problems, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Budget process involves public input to finance committees

Hello again from Juneau. As always, there is a lot going on in the Capitol, but the topic getting the most attention is, of...
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Capitol Report: Supplemental budget passes House

Sen. Gary Stevens provides a breakdown of the supplemental budget passed by the Alaska House of Representatives.

Legislative focus glued to Dunleavy’s budget proposal

Greetings from Juneau. We are nearly two months into this year’s legislative session, and though committees are debating bills and holding confirmations for gubernatorial...

Capitol Report: State takes action to keep ahead of coronavirus

The state has created a unified command structure to respond to a novel coronavirus outbreak in Alaska, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Senate awaits House version of budget bill by mid-April

Hello again from the Capitol. It is a very active time in Juneau as the Legislature enters the final weeks of the 2019 session....
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Capitol Report: Legislators moving fast to finalize budget

The legislature is pursuing multiple initiatives to lessen the impact of the coronavirus on on ordinary Alaskans, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Capitol Report: Special session update

As you may know, the governor has called the Legislature into special session to finish work on the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, finalize the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), and pass a criminal justice reform bill (HB-49).
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Capitol Report: Legislature gives Alaska tools to respond to COVID-19

Sen. Gary Stevens provides a breakdown of Alaska's fiscal year 2021 budget.

Interim report: second special session will decide PFD

Hello again. After our regular session and special session in Juneau, it has been nice to spend some time at home in Kodiak and...



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