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Topic - Finance Committee
The pay rate for social workers who help the developmentally disabled has become a roadblock for the minimum wage bill and legislators hope to reach a resolution in a meeting with the governor's staff Thursday.
The Alaska Senate Education Committee moved Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill Friday after rejecting amendments offered by the committee's lone Democrat.
A final congressional stalemate in late December means the New Year's expiration of a host of tax breaks, amounting to a $54.2 billion increase for green-energy businesses, teachers, homeowners, college students and others.
Two major components of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell’s education reform agenda won a Senate committee’s endorsement Thursday on the narrowest of party-line votes.
House and Senate committees must submit their deficit-slashing ideas to the supercommittee by the end of the week, giving the 12 members a little more than a month to consider them before the Thanksgiving deadline to agree on a deficit-reduction plan.
House Republicans are bucking demands from the Obama White House to include renewal of a U.S. job-training assistance program in long-pending legislation providing free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama.
Alaska's energy production is declining, and Gov. Sean Parnell is hoping to help revive it by cutting taxes on oil and gas production, modifying a tax structure implemented by then-Gov. Sarah Palin.
Day after day, Ann McGilly has been calling the Senate and begging to know why her unemployment benefits have expired. The answer she keeps getting: Sorry, but they're busy right now fixing health care.
Top Senate Democrats say they are determined to expand the $146 billion economic-stimulus plan, ignoring White House warnings that it could kill the bipartisan deal brokered in the House.