An article from this morning’s Juneau Empire caught my attention as I was reading the papers from the day. The headline was “Sandy Parnell among Juneau residents to testify on state budget” and reports on public testimony given Saturday before the Senate Finance committee.
From the article, it appears that the hearing was composed primarily of a series of requests by various parties for restoration of various funding cuts made by the House Finance committee to the Governor’s original budget. One of the requests was from the Governor’s wife, but the request that caught my attention most comes later in the story, when representatives from the Juneau school district testified. Continue reading