Tag: House Budget

House Tightens Operating Budget

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have trimmed Gov. Sean Parnell’s operating budget by two percent.

Murkowski Votes Against Budget Plan Passed by House

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Alaska’s Senator Lisa Murkowski was one of only five Republicans to vote against a GOP budget plan to privatize Medicare. It failed last night on a vote of 40 to 57, with no Democratic support. The plan, crafted by Wisconsin Republican Representative Paul Ryan, previously passed the House on GOP support.

Alaska News Nightly: May 26, 2011

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Murkowski Votes Against House Budget Plan

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Alaska’s Senator Lisa Murkowski was one of five Republicans Senators to vote last night against the budget plan the House passed. Murkowski cited concerns about how the scheme dealt with Medicare.