The House Finance Committee and its budget subcommittees will bereviewing the governor’s FY14 operating budget over the next fiveweeks, with plans to close it out in early March before it heads to the House Floor for a vote.
A budget subcommittee will do the detailed review work on the university’s budget and send a recommendation back to the full Finance Committee. The subcommittee is composed of two House Finance Committee members and five legislators who are not members of the Finance Committee.
Our subcommittee members include:
Representative Cathy Munoz, Chair (member of House Finance)
Representative Eric Feige
Representative Shelley Hughes
Representative Benjamin Nageak
Representative Lora Reinbold
Representative David Guttenberg (member of House Finance)
Representative Andrew Josephson
UA President Pat Gamble gave the House’s University Budget Subcommittee an overview on Tuesday, January 29, at 3:00 p.m. The subcommittee asked to hear about UA’s mission, core services, accomplishments, and challenges, among other things.
The Senate Finance Committee will have an overview of the University’s budget on Wednesday, January 30, at 9:00 a.m. President Gamble will also present that overview.
Also on Wednesday, President Gamble will make a State of the University presentation to a joint meeting of the House Education Committee and the Senate Education Committee. That meeting takes place at 3:00 p.m.
The House’s University Budget Subcommittee has additional meetings scheduled on February 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 3:00 p.m. Testimony is by invitation only. Opportunities for public testimony will probably comein early March, and we will post that information on the State Relations website (www.alaska.edu/state ) as well as share it in The Capitol Report.
Watch Gavel to Gavel (http://gavelalaska.org/ ) to view these andother hearings. Also see the legislative information webpage (http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/start.asp ) to track legislationand committee hearings.