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Peninsula Clarion
With budget at stake, governor contemplates veto of PFD checksto meet in joint session and, with three-quarters of the members voting to do s
With budget at stake, governor contemplates veto of PFD checks
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
to meet in joint session and, with three-quarters of the members voting to do so, override a veto. Muñoz sits on the House Finance Committee, which is where the Permanent Fund restructuring bill died last week in a 5-6 vote. Members of the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
With budget at stake, Gov. Walker contemplates vetoing PFD checksto meet in joint session and, with three-quarters of the members voting to do s
With budget at stake, Gov. Walker contemplates vetoing PFD checks
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
to meet in joint session and, with three-quarters of the members voting to do so, override a veto. Muñoz sits on the House Finance Committee, which is where the Permanent Fund restructuring bill died last week in a 5-6 vote. Members of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House rejects police body camera footage for city councilsDemocrat, sought the amendment to a bill involving public records rules for bod
NC House rejects police body camera footage for city councils
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Democrat, sought the amendment to a bill involving public records rules for body cam footage. The bill, which cleared the House Finance Committee on Wednesday, would require law enforcement to release videos when a person shown or heard in the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Board votes to take up challenge to lawmaker's residencyhome where he says he lives and where he's a registered voter. Carnevale, elec
Board votes to take up challenge to lawmaker's residency
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
home where he says he lives and where he's a registered voter. Carnevale, elected in 2008, is vice chairman of the House Finance Committee. Carnevale's answering machine was full on Tuesday. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Alaska Public
Legislators respond to Walker’s latest special sessiona vote. The Senate passed its version of the legislation, Senate Bill 128. But
Legislators respond to Walker’s latest special session
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
a vote. The Senate passed its version of the legislation, Senate Bill 128. But the House version never advanced from the House Finance Committee. And House Rules Chairman Anchorage Republican Craig Johnson said he’s not interested in bringing a... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Legislature adjourns; Walker calls fifth special sessiondividend is expected to be about $2,000 this fall. The Senate voted 14-5 in fa
Legislature adjourns; Walker calls fifth special session
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 6 days ago
dividend is expected to be about $2,000 this fall. The Senate voted 14-5 in favor of the bill earlier this month, but the House Finance Committee voted 5-6 on Friday against advancing the bill to a vote of the full House. Walker has previously... Read more
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Juneau Empire
5pecial 5ession: After Legislature quits with work undone, Governor calls lawmakers backFund Dividend and provide money for state services. The Senate voted 14-5 in f
5pecial 5ession: After Legislature quits with work undone, Governor calls lawmakers back
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
Fund Dividend and provide money for state services. The Senate voted 14-5 in favor of the bill earlier this month, but the House Finance Committee voted 5-6 on Friday against advancing the bill to a vote of the full House. “The time to act is now,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
House quits: Representatives gavel special session to an endwill be paid with the state’s savings accounts. Walker proposed a 13-point pla
House quits: Representatives gavel special session to an end
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
will be paid with the state’s savings accounts. Walker proposed a 13-point plan to address the deficit, but on Friday the House Finance Committee turned down Senate Bill 128, the core of that 13-point plan, in a 5-6 vote. SB 128 proposed... Read more
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Alaska Public
Permanent Fund restructuring bill dies in House committeeA bill to restructure Permanent Fund earnings and cut fund dividends died in th
Permanent Fund restructuring bill dies in House committee
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
A bill to restructure Permanent Fund earnings and cut fund dividends died in the House Finance Committee Friday. Alaskans file their Permanent Fund dividend applications in downtown Anchorage in March 2016. (Photo by Rachel Waldholz, Alaska Public... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, June 17, 2016Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau A bill to restructure Permanent Fund earnings and cu
Friday, June 17, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau A bill to restructure Permanent Fund earnings and cut fund dividends died in the House Finance Committee Friday. Russia launches largest, most powerful icebreaker in the world Emily Russell, KNOM –... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
House kills Perm Fund planThe Alaska House Finance Committee has failed to advance the heart of Gov. Bill
House kills Perm Fund plan
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
The Alaska House Finance Committee has failed to advance the heart of Gov. Bill Walker’s 13-point plan to erase the state’s deficit, leaving the state on track to run out of savings within six years. About 12:40 p.m. Friday, the committee voted 5-6... Read more
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Juneau Empire
House kills Perm Fund planThe Alaska House Finance Committee has failed to advance the heart of Gov. Bill
House kills Perm Fund plan
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
The Alaska House Finance Committee has failed to advance the heart of Gov. Bill Walker’s 13-point plan to erase the state’s deficit, leaving the state on track to run out of savings within six years. About 12:40 p.m. Friday, the committee voted 5-6... Read more
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Providence Business News
What new residential construction there is in R.I. rarely matches state's needsa $40 million bond for new housing investments. The proposal, a part of Raimond
What new residential construction there is in R.I. rarely matches state's needs
Providence Business News / Posted 9 days ago
a $40 million bond for new housing investments. The proposal, a part of Raimondo's budget package, was approved by the House Finance Committee on June 8. "What we've been arguing at the state level is for state investment," Fields said. "We... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance CommitteeThe Alaska House Finance Committee on Thursday evening failed to muster enough
Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance Committee
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
The Alaska House Finance Committee on Thursday evening failed to muster enough votes to advance a modified version of Senate Bill 128 that preserves its deficit-fighting components and calls for a larger Permanent Fund Dividend. Speaking Thursday... Read more
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Providence Business News
House restores some funding for OHICafter a federal-funding source granted through the Affordable Care Act ended. B
House restores some funding for OHIC
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
after a federal-funding source granted through the Affordable Care Act ended. But during its budget-vetting process, the House Finance Committee last week cut that funding entirely. The reduction in funding would have resulted in the elimination... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hall Tax data shows where the wealthy in Chattanooga livenow, almost 50 percent of our city revenue is from a select, few individuals wh
Hall Tax data shows where the wealthy in Chattanooga live
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
now, almost 50 percent of our city revenue is from a select, few individuals who happen to have that kind of income." House Finance Committee Chairman Charles Sargent, R-Franklin, said abolishing the tax would help Tennesseans and encourage... Read more
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Providence Business News
House passes fiscal 2017 budget, grows incentive toolsPatricia L. Morgan, R-Coventry, said the economic development incentive changes
House passes fiscal 2017 budget, grows incentive tools
Providence Business News / Posted 10 days ago
Patricia L. Morgan, R-Coventry, said the economic development incentive changes didn’t receive a vetting at the House Finance Committee level, and were troublesome for Rhode Islanders. She took issue with new authority given the R.I.... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Governor urges action on Permanent Fund billdo not support a no-action alternative,” Walker said. On Tuesday, Revenue Comm
Governor urges action on Permanent Fund bill
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
do not support a no-action alternative,” Walker said. On Tuesday, Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the House Finance Committee that if lawmakers failed to act, they likely would see him again soon — implying another special... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Walker wants balky House to act on using Fund earningsAll eyes are on the House Finance Committee. The only legislative committee me
Walker wants balky House to act on using Fund earnings
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
All eyes are on the House Finance Committee. The only legislative committee meeting late in the special session, it met for nearly seven hours on June 14 to hear testimony from the administration, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., and the public on... Read more
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Alaska Public
Walker sympathizes with dividend-cut opponents, but says it’s the only optionwould meet his goal of providing a sustainable source of state funding. But ma
Walker sympathizes with dividend-cut opponents, but says it’s the only option
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
would meet his goal of providing a sustainable source of state funding. But many Alaskans aren’t happy with the concept. House Finance Committee members heard an earful from residents who don’t want cuts during public testimony... Read more
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Alaska Public
Public testimony leans against Permanent Fund billtestimony leaned against Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to draw on Permanent Fund
Public testimony leans against Permanent Fund bill
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
testimony leaned against Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to draw on Permanent Fund earnings to pay for state government. House Finance Committee co-chairs Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, in the Bill Ray Center, June 14,... Read more
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Providence Business News
House to vote on $9B budgetto the economic development incentives, contained in the fiscal 2017 budget as
House to vote on $9B budget
Providence Business News / Posted 11 days ago
to the economic development incentives, contained in the fiscal 2017 budget as approved last week by the House Finance Committee, could lift the $15 million cap on projects approved for the former Interstate 195 lands under... Read more
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Juneau Empire
House hostile to Permanent Fund billMembers of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty a
House hostile to Permanent Fund bill
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
Members of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty and hostility toward a measure that would use money from the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund to fund state services. The committee held a hearing Tuesday morning to... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
House appears hostile to Permanent Fund billMembers of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty a
House appears hostile to Permanent Fund bill
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 11 days ago
Members of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty and hostility toward a measure that would use money from the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund to fund state services. The committee held a hearing Tuesday morning to... Read more
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Juneau Empire
A's to your Q's on the Permanent Fund billthis year, $700 million that would not go into Alaska’s economy,” said Rep. Mar
A's to your Q's on the Permanent Fund bill
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
this year, $700 million that would not go into Alaska’s economy,” said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake and co-chairman of the House Finance Committee. According to the ISER report, quoted Tuesday by Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, that kind of impact... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, June 14, 2016Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance Committee Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance Committee Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau Since the Senate passed the bill last week that would draw money from the Permanent Fund to pay for state government, two things have happened. One is that many... Read more
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Juneau Empire
House appears hostile to Permanent Fund billMembers of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty a
House appears hostile to Permanent Fund bill
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
Members of the Alaska House Finance Committee continue to express uncertainty and hostility toward a measure that would use money from the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund to fund state services. The committee held a hearing Tuesday morning to... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Legislature hits final week of special sessionerase the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit. Senate Bill 128 was approved by
Legislature hits final week of special session
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 12 days ago
erase the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit. Senate Bill 128 was approved by the Senate last week and referred to the House Finance Committee on Monday. The committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to hear the bill. SB 128 would cap Alaska... Read more
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Alaska Public
Permanent Fund bill faces test in House Finance CommitteeAlaskans saying: ‘The moment we backfill it, there will not be the will to cont
Permanent Fund bill faces test in House Finance Committee
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
Alaskans saying: ‘The moment we backfill it, there will not be the will to continue the necessary cuts,’” she said. The House Finance Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the bill Tuesday morning, with public testimony scheduled for 5... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, June 13, 2016to make appointments for Alaska veterans who need services outside the VA syste
Monday, June 13, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
to make appointments for Alaska veterans who need services outside the VA system. Permanent Fund bill faces test in House Finance Committee Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau The bill that would cut Alaskans’ Permanent Fund dividend checks... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Legislature hits home stretch of special sessionerase the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit. Senate Bill 128 was approved by
Legislature hits home stretch of special session
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
erase the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit. Senate Bill 128 was approved by the Senate last week and referred to the House Finance Committee on Monday. The committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to hear the bill. SB 128 would cap Alaska... Read more
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Providence Business News
OHIC chief: $1M budget loss would make oversight of carriers 'impossible'PROVIDENCE – Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee
OHIC chief: $1M budget loss would make oversight of carriers 'impossible'
Providence Business News / Posted 12 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee last week was a proposed $1 million that without could effectively gut the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her fiscal 2017 budget... Read more
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Providence Business News
Is the plan by Democratic Statehouse leadership to revamp the way community-service grants are handed out a true reform?responding to calls from critics for more transparency in the funding process.
Is the plan by Democratic Statehouse leadership to revamp the way community-service grants are handed out a true reform?
Providence Business News / Posted 13 days ago
responding to calls from critics for more transparency in the funding process. The fiscal 2017 budget approved by the House Finance Committee also cuts $5.5 million from the revamped program. The changes, however, do not affect a separate... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 7proposed investments to education but concerned by a complicated revision to th
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 7
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
proposed investments to education but concerned by a complicated revision to the funding formula approved this week by the House Finance Committee. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island revenue officials say nearly 60,000 income tax refunds haven't... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 1proposed investments to education but concerned by a complicated revision to th
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 1
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
proposed investments to education but concerned by a complicated revision to the funding formula approved this week by the House Finance Committee. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island revenue officials say nearly 60,000 income tax refunds haven't... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 5Gov. Gina Raimondo tells The Providence Journal her administration wasn't consu
Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 5
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
Gov. Gina Raimondo tells The Providence Journal her administration wasn't consulted on major changes proposed by the House Finance Committee. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island revenue officials say nearly 60,000 income tax refunds haven't... Read more
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OJornal News
Letter to the editor: R.I. House oversight seeks more efficient state governmentreviewed approximately 9,000 document files. The committee heard testimony from
Letter to the editor: R.I. House oversight seeks more efficient state government
OJornal News / Posted 16 days ago
reviewed approximately 9,000 document files. The committee heard testimony from Steven Costantino, former chairman of the House Finance Committee, staff from Deloitte LLP, Max Wistow, the lawyer representing the state in the court case, and... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Legislators seek police body cam exemption from public records lawscommittee meeting Tuesday and an NCPA representative said the group will be in
Legislators seek police body cam exemption from public records laws
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
committee meeting Tuesday and an NCPA representative said the group will be in appearance at the bill’s next hearing in the House Finance Committee.“We oppose taking records that are currently public and making them private,” Mark Prak, an attorney... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Legislature coming back for another crack at budgetno chance of being adopted unless he is able to deliver the support of his own
WV Legislature coming back for another crack at budget
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
no chance of being adopted unless he is able to deliver the support of his own party in the House to support it.” Neither House Finance Committee Chairman Eric Nelson, R-Kanawha nor House Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison could be reached for... Read more
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Alaska Public
Lawmakers worry over effects of PFD legislation on inflationhasn’t passed any other new revenue measures proposed by Walker. It did pass cu
Lawmakers worry over effects of PFD legislation on inflation
Alaska Public / Posted 17 days ago
hasn’t passed any other new revenue measures proposed by Walker. It did pass cuts to oil and gas tax credits, but the cuts were much less than those Walker proposed. The House Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing on the bill... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Some highlights from House committee's Rhode Island budgetno new taxes, provides tax relief for retirees and cuts beach parking fees by a
Some highlights from House committee's Rhode Island budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
no new taxes, provides tax relief for retirees and cuts beach parking fees by almost half just in time for summer. The House Finance Committee voted 14-2 early Wednesday, with Republican Reps. Patricia Morgan and Antonio Giarrusso both voting... Read more
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Providence Business News
House Finance Committee approves nearly $9B state budgetPROVIDENCE — The House Finance Committee approved a nearly $9 billion budget la
House Finance Committee approves nearly $9B state budget
Providence Business News / Posted 18 days ago
PROVIDENCE — The House Finance Committee approved a nearly $9 billion budget late Tuesday for the fiscal year that begins in July, one that incorporates several key changes to the measure proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The fiscal 2017 budget,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House committee votes on nearly $9B state budgetPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the House Finance Committee's vote on a n
House committee votes on nearly $9B state budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the House Finance Committee's vote on a nearly $9 billion state budget (all times local): 2:15 a.m. A key Rhode Island legislative committee has voted to approve a nearly $9 billion state budget. The House... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House Finance Committee approves nearly $9B state budgetThe House Finance Committee has approved a revised budget of nearly $9 billion.
House Finance Committee approves nearly $9B state budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
The House Finance Committee has approved a revised budget of nearly $9 billion. The vote was 14 to 2 coming down after 1:30am. The revised budget includes no new taxes. It gets rid of the proposed $.25 cigarette tax hike proposed by Governor Gina... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Senate votes to spend Permanent Fund earnings on state operationsexpected to move quickly to completion this year. It must pass the House before
Senate votes to spend Permanent Fund earnings on state operations
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 18 days ago
expected to move quickly to completion this year. It must pass the House before it advances to Gov. Bill Walker, and in a House Finance Committee hearing Monday afternoon, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said a House version of a Permanent Fund... Read more
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Alaska Public
Senate passes bill cutting Permanent Fund dividends in halfthe PFD changes would primarily effect middle- and low-income Alaskans, the inc
Senate passes bill cutting Permanent Fund dividends in half
Alaska Public / Posted 18 days ago
the PFD changes would primarily effect middle- and low-income Alaskans, the income tax would fall most heavily on higher-income residents. The House version of the Permanent Fund bill is up for a hearing in the House Finance Committee on... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Proposed law excludes body camera footage from public recordprivacy."You don't want some of the stuff officers to see on a day-to-day basis
Proposed law excludes body camera footage from public record
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
privacy."You don't want some of the stuff officers to see on a day-to-day basis to be public records," he said. "That'd invade the privacy of thousands of people."The bill and committee amendments are headed to a House Finance committee for r... Read more
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The News & Observer
Legislators debate who should get access to police body camera videossaid Mark Prak, an attorney representing the N.C. Press Association. “Dash-cam
Legislators debate who should get access to police body camera videos
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
said Mark Prak, an attorney representing the N.C. Press Association. “Dash-cam access is easy: Nobody thinks there’s a lot of privacy in a dash cam.” The bill now heads to the House Finance Committee. Related content Editor's C... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House Committee set to vote on nearly $9B state budgetbillion state budget plan. The full House can't take up the spending plan for
House Committee set to vote on nearly $9B state budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
billion state budget plan. The full House can't take up the spending plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1 until the House Finance Committee endorses it. The committee will meet Tuesday night and is expected to vote. Democratic House Speaker... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House committee set to vote on nearly $9B state budgetbillion state budget plan. The full House can't take up the spending plan for
House committee set to vote on nearly $9B state budget
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 19 days ago
billion state budget plan. The full House can't take up the spending plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1 until the House Finance Committee endorses it. The committee will meet Tuesday night and is expected to vote. Democratic House... Read more
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