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Portrait of Senate President 
		Senator Drue Pearce Portrait of Governor Tony Knowles Portrait of Representative 
		Joe Green
Senator Drue Pearce

716 W 4th Avenue, #500
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-0200
Fax: (907) 269-0204
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Gov. Tony Knowles

3rd Floor State Capitol
Juneau, AK 99811-0001
Phone: (907) 465-3500
Fax: (907) 465-3532
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Rep. Joe Green

716 W 4th Avenue, #350
Anchorage, AK 99501
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Media Advisory
Comments on Signing of Balanced Budget Plan Legislation

For Immediate Release: June 10, 1999
Contact: Bob King at (907) 465-3995
Wendy Lindskoog at (907) 269-0257
Jerry Ritter at (907) 269-0167

Anchorage -- In a ceremony at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Governor Tony Knowles, surrounded by a bipartisan group of legislative leaders, signed into law House Bill 1001, which authorizes a September 14th advisory vote on the Balanced Budget Plan and Senate Concurrent Resolution 102, the ballot language.

For comments from today's signing ceremony call the House and Senate Majority Actuality Lines toll-free at (800) 478-6540 or click on the audio files below. There are comments on both the House and Senate sides.

click for larger view Governor Knowles signs into law an advisory vote on the Balance Budget Plan.

Governor's Press Release

click for larger view Senate President, Drue Pearce explains why now is the time to act.
= Drue Pearce, 73 K

click for larger view Senate Finance Co-Chair, Senator Sean Parnell explains why taxes alone will not solve the State's fiscal problems.
= Sean Parnell, 95 K

click for larger view House Majority Leader, Joe Green, discusses the importance of the plan to future generations of Alaskans.
= Joe Green, 83 K

click for larger view University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton speaks in favor of the measure at Thursday's bill signing ceremony.
= Mark Hamilton, 62 K

click for larger view Executive Director of the Resource Development Council Ken Freeman and Executive Director of the Alliance Karen Cowart observe Governor Knowles signing the two measures into law.
= Ken Freeman, 53 K

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Broadcasters note: Audio comments are available on the Majority Actuality line, 1-800-478-6540
= Drue Pearce, 73 K = Sean Parnell, 95 K
= Joe Green, 83 K = Mark Hamilton, 62 K
= Ken Freeman, 53 K

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