Legislature(2013 - 2014)
2013-01-16 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2013-01-16 House Journal Page 0047 HB 65 HOUSE BILL NO. 65 by the House Rules Committee by request of the Governor, entitled: "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and for certain programs, capitalizing funds, amending appropriations, and making reappropriations; and providing for an effective date." was read the first time and referred to the Finance Committee. The Governor's transmittal letter dated January 14, 2013, follows: "Dear Speaker Chenault: Under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Alaska Constitution, I am transmitting a bill relating to the State's operating budget for Fiscal Year 2014 (FY 2014). My budget proposal for FY 2014 continues our goal to restrain the growth of the operating budget while providing opportunities for Alaskans. Our budget priorities are established in the State's Constitution - resource development, transportation/infrastructure, education, and safe homes and communities for Alaskans. I am proposing a reasonable operating budget that holds the line on government spending and looks long-term to provide a more stable and secure future for our families. With budget discipline, targeted spending, and managing our savings, Alaska's cash reserves and excellent bond rating will provide us with economic opportunities for years to come. I look forward to working with the Legislature to finalize the operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Thank you for your consideration of this bill. Sincerely, /s/ Sean Parnell Governor"