News and Press
Anchorage – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham), on behalf of House Leadership, released the following statement in response to new allegations of sexual harassment by Representative Dean Westlake (D-Kiana).
Sitka – The office of Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka) is pleased to announce that Reid Magdanz, a legislative staffer with the office, has been selected as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar.
Anchorage – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) released the following statement in response to the allegations made by Senator David Wilson (R-Wasilla) during a press conference this morning in Anchorage. Sen. Wilson used the press conference to address allegations from multiple witnesses that he acted inappropriately in the Capitol Building in Juneau earlier this year.
Anchorage – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) released the following statement regarding allegations of sexual harassment in the Alaska Legislature and the efforts to ensure a safe and respectful workplace for all lawmakers and staff.
More than 100 people from across Alaska participated in the 2nd Restorative Justice Summit over three days in early December. Hosted by Sen. Tom Begich and myself, this annual event brings together educators, school board members, criminal justice leaders, school district officials, parents and non-profits to share best practices that can be useful in schools and every day life.
Happy holidays! This will be my last e-blast before the legislative session ramps up in Juneau in about a month’s time. Here’s what’s been going on this month:
It was my great honor in January to be selected as the first Alaska Native Speaker of the House in the history of the state. Since then I have been leading the bi-partisan Alaska House Majority Coalition—a group of legislators who have consistently worked for the best interests of rural and urban Alaskans alike.
A big thank you to everyone who came out for last week's Community Safety Meeting! There was a lot of great discussion about ways we as neighbors can work together to both prevent and effectively report crime in our part of town.