House Majority Reorganizes
House Majority Announces Leadership Positions
04-29-04: House Passes Third Bill in Long-Term Fiscal Plan
House Restores State Park FundingAmendment To Operating Budget Restores State Park Funding
12-16-03: Ways and Means Committee to Hold Wrap-up of Interim Public Meeting Tour
Gaming Alternatives Merit Consideration
Governor Approves Expanding DNA DatabaseAll Felons, Sexual Offenders Must Submit Samples
05-12-03: Senate Approves Revision of AIDEA Dividend StatuteWill Stabilize AIDEA Dividends to General Fund
05-02-03: Ways and Means Moves on Fiscal MeasuresApproves Cap on Spending, Inflation Proofing Permanent Fund
04-29-03: House Clarifies Definition of Income for AIDEAProvides Steady, Stable Dividend Payments
04-15-03: House Approves Expanding DNA DatabaseAll Felons, Sexual Offenders Must Submit Samples
04-11-03: Ways and Means Wraps Up First WeekReviews Fiscal Situation, Examines Spending Limit
04-10-03: House Approves Operating BudgetControls Spending and Maintains Vital Services
04-02-03: House Majority Establishes Ways and Means CommitteeWill Chart Course to Examine Spending and Revenue Raising
03-31-03: Senate Backs Mineral Entry ClosureLand Near Girdwood Has Ten Year Development Window
03-12-03: Anchorage Caucus Elects Rep. Tom Anderson as House ChairNew Leader Aims to Keep Municipal Concerns in Front of the Legislature
03-05-03: House Passes Primary Election RuleParty Not Required for Propositions and Initiatives
02-03-03: House Prepares for Budget ProcessRepresentatives Assigned to House Finance Budget Subcommittees
01-23-03: House Majority Supports Governor's MessageLeadership Anticipates Cooperative Session
01-21-03: House Convenes 2003 SessionFiscal Solutions and Education Are Top Priorities
01-19-03: House Majority Elects Majority LeaderFairbanks Representative John Coghill to Join Leadership
05-02-03: House Special Committee on Ways and Means Co-Chair Representative Mike Hawker explains the importance of the proposed constitutional spending limit that moved out of the committee on Friday.
04-10-03: House Finance Committee member Rep. Mike Hawker explains why the House Committee kept full funding for the Longevity Bonus.
04-02-03: Rep. Mike Hawker explains how open the Ways and Means Committee will be to methods to solve Alaska's fiscal challenge.
03-31-03: Rep. Mike Hawker explains the importance of closing land near Girdwood to mineral entry and opening it
03-05-03: Rep. Mike Hawker explains the aim of his bill that allows voters to select a non-party affiliated ballot that contains only propositions and initiatives.
The Fiscal Dilemma
Fiscal Planning Must Recognize Alaska's Unique Assets
A Fiscal Plan for Alaska
Cut Services, Tap Wealth Before Taxing
Compass Points: Fiscal Dilemma Needs Local Input
Long-range Fiscal PolicyProgress or Procrastination?
03-05-03: Correcting the Record on the Whittier Prison Proposal, HB 55