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Do you know where Rep Rauscher stands on the state budget?

Below are budget bills Rep Rauscher sponsored and co-sponsored, and bills he voted for. Bills highlighted in this email designated with 'Votes' are bills that were passed by both house and senate. You will find other options at the top of these linked pages if you wish to do more research:
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Passed/30
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Home/BillsandLaws

Bills Sponsored

HJR 2 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to an appropriation limit. This bill caps the state budget (except for appropriations for Alaska permanent fund dividends, appropriations of revenue bond proceeds, appropriations required to pay the principal and interest on general obligation bonds, appropriations of money received from the federal government, and appropriations of money received from a non-State source in trust for a specific purpose, including revenue of a public enterprise or public corporation of the State that issues revenue bonds, appropriations from the treasury made) for operating expenses in a fiscal year; it shall not exceed four billion dollars by more than the cumulative change in population and inflation since July 1, 2017.

http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HJR002A

HB 6 - An Act establishing the Jonesville Public Use Area. I am listing this bill here, because unlike other public use areas in our state this bill has a ZERO cost to the state. The local community will set up and maintain their public use area.
*NOTE:  This bill passed both House and Senate unanimously, because Rep Rauscher did all the needed research for legislators to easily understand the bill, and because Rep Rauscher visited with each legislator personally to discuss it.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0006Z

Bills Co-Sponsored

HB 67 - An Act prohibiting the Department of Health and Social Services from requesting, accepting, or attempting to renew or extend a waiver of work requirements or time limits for an able-bodied adult, without dependents, in the food stamp program.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0067A

HB 116 - An Act relating to the art requirements for certain public buildings and facilities and to the funding of works of art.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0116A

HB 185 - An Act relating to the relocating and convening of the legislature at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage; relating to the regulation of lobbying; relating to annual student guests of the legislature; relating to locations of sessions of the legislature; relating to the Legislative Ethics Act; relating to the relocation of functions of state government.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0185A

HB 243 - An Act requiring an advisory vote from the people before the enactment of an individual income tax.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0243A

HJR 4 & HJR 5 - Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development; urging the United States Department of the Interior to recognize the private property rights of owners of land in and adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HJR004A

HJR 27 - Constitutional Amendment: Term Limits of Legislators - Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to terms of legislators.
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HJR027A

Other Positions & Votes

HB 44 - An Act relating to campaign expenditures and contributions; relating to the per diem of members of the legislature; relating to limiting gifts by lobbyists to legislators and legislative employees; requiring a legislator to abstain from taking or withholding official action or exerting official influence that could benefit or harm an immediate family member or certain employers; requiring a legislator to request to be excused from voting in an instance where the legislator may have a financial conflict of interest.
*NOTE: This bill, as written, would prevent legislators who have expertise in a given area from sharing their expertise. Legislators currently disclose any potential conflict of interest before testifying or voting.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0044Z

HB 47 - An Act requiring certain municipalities with a population that decreased by more than 25 percent between 2000 and 2010 that participate in the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska to contribute to the system an amount calculated by applying a rate of 22 percent of the total of all base salaries paid by the municipality to employees of the municipality who are active members of the system during a payroll period; authorizing the administrator of the defined benefit retirement plan of the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska to reduce the rate of interest payable by certain municipalities that are delinquent in transmitting employee and employer contributions to the retirement plan.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0047Z

HB 56 - An Act relating to limitations on certain commercial fishing loans made by the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0056Z

HB 57 - Operating Budget - Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and for certain programs; capitalizing funds; repealing appropriations; making supplemental appropriations and reappropriations; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0057Z

HB 59 - Mental Health Budget - An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0059Z

HB 76 - Mariculture Revolving Loan Fund
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0076Z

HB 111 - Oil and Gas Production Tax Credits - An Act relating to credits against the oil and gas production tax; relating to the applicability of certain credits earned under the oil and gas production tax to the tax on corporations; relating to tax credit certificates against the oil and gas production tax and the issuance and assignment of those certificates; relating to interest applicable to delinquent taxes; relating to lease expenditures; relating to the oil and gas tax credit fund; relating to a legislative working group.The introduction of HB 111 came with the goals of minimizing the downside risk for the state, reducing the state’s annual cash outlay, strengthening t he minimum tax and limiting who can earn Carried Forward Annual Loss Credits ( known as “NOL”). With the passage of HB 111 NOL credits will no longer be able to be purchased by the state beginning in 2018. Furthermore, the amount of cash each company can receive per year for purchasable credits is reduced to $35 million from $70 million and eligibility for cash payment for credits is limited to companies producing less than 15,000 barrels per day. The current law allows companies producing less than 50,000 barrels per day to be eligible for cash payment for credits.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0111Z

HB 119 - AIDEA:Dividend;Income;Value;Projects;Tax - An Act relating to a mandatory exemption from municipal property taxes for certain assets of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; relating to dividends from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; extending the expiration date of the authorization to finance and issue bonds through the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for a liquefied natural gas production system and natural gas distribution system for an Interior energy project; relating to land of the Alaska Railroad Corporation; relating to the sale of Alaska Railroad Corporation land; relating to the financing and bonding authority of the Alaska Railroad Corporation.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0119Z

HB 135 - An Act relating to school district participation in the school construction grant program.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0135Z

HB 150 - Pay, Allowances, Benefits for Militia Members.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0150Z

HB 233 - An Act relating to the insurance tax education credit, the income tax education credit, the oil or gas producer education credit, the property tax education credit, the mining business education credit, the fisheries business education credit, and the fisheries resource landing tax education credit.
EXCUSED
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0233Z

HB 236 - Act extending the Alaska senior benefits payment program.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0236Z

HB 285 - Mental Health Budget - An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental health program; and providing for an effective date.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0285Z

HB 286 - Operating Budget - An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan program expenses of state government and for certain programs; capitalizing funds; amending appropriations; making supplemental appropriations; making appropriations under art. IX, sec. 17(c), Constitution of the State of Alaska, from the constitutional budget reserve fund.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0286Z

HB 287 - Appropriation: Pupil Transportation, Education
EXCUSED
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0287Z

HB 306 - PERS/TERS Distribution - An Act relating to disbursement options under the Public Employees' Retirement System of Alaska and the Teachers' Retirement System of Alaska for participants in the defined contribution plan.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0306Z

HB 321 - Capital Budget - An Act making supplemental appropriations, capital appropriations, and other appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds; amending appropriations.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0321Z

HB 331 - Oil and Gas Tax Credits - An Act establishing the Alaska Tax Credit Certificate Bond Corporation; relating to the issuance of bonds by the Alaska Tax Credit Certificate Bond Corporation; relating to purchases of tax credit certificates and refunds and payments of tax credits; relating to the oil and gas tax credit fund; relating to overriding royalty interest agreements. This loan pays tax credits owed. It is 'cost neutral' (gas and oil companies who participate get their refund up front at a reduced total, and the savings pays the interest on the loan). Participants will invest all money refunded toward putting oil back in the Alaska pipe.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0331Z

HB 374 - An Act relating to on-bill financing by a utility for certain energy efficiency and conservation improvements.
EXCUSED
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0374Z

HB 398 - Corp Tax: Public Utility Income Allocation - An Act relating to the allocation and apportionment of income of a public utility for purposes of the Alaska Net Income Tax Act; and providing for an effective date.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=HB0398Z

SB 23 - Capital Budget - An Act making appropriations, including capital appropriations, supplemental appropriations, re-appropriations, and other appropriations; amending appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0023Z

SB 26 - Appropriation Limit; Permanent Fund Dividends; Earnings - An Act relating to the earnings of the Alaska permanent fund and the earnings reserve account; relating to the mental health trust fund.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0026Z

SB 100 - Muni Liens,Tax Exemptions, Service Areas - An Act relating to municipal liens; relating to service areas in second class boroughs; relating to a municipal tax exemption or deferral for economic development property; relating to a municipal tax exemption for a fire protection system.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0100Z

SB 107 - An Act relating to the Alaska capital income fund.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0107Z

SB 142 - Appropriation: Capital Budget - An Act making appropriations, including capital appropriations, supplemental appropriations, reappropriations, and other appropriations; amending appropriations; making appropriations to capitalize funds.
VOTED NO
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0142Z

SB 216 - School Funding for Consolidated Schools - An Act relating to the calculation of state aid for schools that consolidate; relating to the determination of the number of schools in a district.
VOTED YES
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/30?Hsid=SB0216Z

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