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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - United States Senate Committee On Finance
Virginia state senators are planning to meet early next month to discuss a potential $1.35 billion budget shortfall.
The Senate Finance Committee sent Sylvia Mathews Burwell's nomination to head the Health and Human Services Department to the full chamber Wednesday, clearing the way for President Obama's budget chief to become the new face of Obamacare and oversee an agency responsible for about $1 trillion in federal spending.
The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday backed President Obama's pick to lead the Health and Human Services Department, clearing the way for Sylvia Mathews Burwell to become the new face of Obamacare and oversee an agency responsible for about $1 trillion in federal spending.
The Louisiana Senate will debate an updated $3.6 billion formula to pay for Louisiana's public schools next year, after the Senate's budget committee voted 10-1 Monday for the latest version submitted by state education leaders.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday told President Obama's pick to lead the Health and Human Services Department that they expect the government to recoup millions of dollars in federal grants from states that set up flawed websites under Obamacare.
The Alaska Senate unanimously passed legislation setting out a new approach for addressing the state's pension obligation Saturday, less than three hours after the plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.
The Senate Finance Committee advanced a broad-ranging education bill Saturday that adds more money to public education and raises the required local contribution for schools.
A proposal to make changes to the state's Hall tax has failed this session.
The Senate Finance Committee advanced a $2.1 billion capital budget Wednesday.
Last week, the Senate Finance Committee blew its chance to enact small but meaningful tax reforms. On Thursday, lawmakers mechanically passed the so-called "tax extenders" bill — renewing some 50 tax-reducing policies that officially expired at the end of 2013.
The Senate Finance Committee unveiled a $1.9 billion capital budget Monday, which co-chair Kevin Meyer said was in keeping with the goal of a smaller state infrastructure budget.
The Senate Finance Committee on Friday included an additional $75 million for school districts in its version of the state operating budget for next year.
A bill aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska cleared a key Senate committee Friday, with a provision that would allow for a portion of the state's royalty revenue from the project to go toward energy projects in areas without direct access to a North Slope gas line.
A California man appointed by Gov. Sean Parnell to the board that reviews the tax value the trans-Alaska pipeline has withdrawn his name from consideration, saying he didn't want it to become an issue for Parnell.
Lawmakers who began unraveling the details Tuesday of Gov. Bobby Jindal's $25 billion budget proposal learned they have more shortfalls to address this year before they piece together next year's spending plans.