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Senate State Affairs Committee

Bill Smith Division of Administration Chief Information Officer (OIT) Subject: State of Alaska IT protocol updates Ballot Measure 2 Discussion/Q&A Guest Presenter: Nick Murray (Maine Policy Institute) Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled


Senate Health & Social Services Committee

HB 168 – ELECTRONIC APPLICATION FOR STATE BENEFITS “An Act requiring the Department of Health and Social Services to provide and allow submission of an electronic application for certain state benefits; and providing for an effective date.” (Full bill [PDF] | AK Legislature bill page) — Invited & Public Testimony — Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled


House Finance Committee

Overview: Governor’s FY 2023 Operating Budget by Neil Steininger, Director, Office of Management and Budget


Senate Finance Committee

SB 9 – ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL; ALCOHOL REG “An Act relating to alcoholic beverages; relating to the regulation of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of alcoholic beverages; relating to licenses, endorsements, and permits involving alcoholic beverages; relating to common carrier approval to transport or deliver alcoholic beverages; relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; relating to…


House Ways & Means Special Committee

— Testimony <Invitation Only> — Presentation: Fall 2021 Revenue Forecast Summary by Dept. of Revenue & Dept. of Natural Resources Overview: Governor’s 10 year plan by Dir. Alexei Painter, Div. of Leg. Finance Dir. Neil Steininger and Chief Policy Analyst Caroline Schultz, Office of Management & Budget


House Energy Special Committee

HB 227 – MUNI ENERGY IMPROVEMNT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM “An Act relating to municipal energy and resilience improvement assessment programs; and providing for an effective date.” (Full bill [PDF] | AK Legislature bill page) — Testimony <Invitation Only> —


Senate Finance Committee

Revenue Forecast, Department of Revenue Dan Stickel, Chief Economist Colleen Glover – Tax Director Brian Fechter – Deputy Commissioner Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled

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