House Finance hears governor's education bill
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) _ The House Finance Committee took up Gov. Sean Parnell’s omnibus education bill Monday and one of the major components of House Bill 278 is the per-pupil allocation level, which was not taken up by the Education Committee.
Chairman Bill Stoltze of Chugiak said public testimony will be taken during Tuesday’s evening session.
“We are going to be taking a long look at this bill for most of the week,’’ Stoltze said. “And Tuesday evening we will begin hearing public testimony on it and we will stay here until we have heard from everyone on the list.’’