Day - March 24, 2017

Tarr's Times

Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: TOMORROW is constituent meeting & budget update

Mahatma Gandhi’s words have resonated strongly with me this past week while defending the budgets of Alaska’s education and public welfare systems. Now is not the time to reduce the level of services we offer students, or lose teachers due to pink slips as the result of delayed school budgets. Nor is it the time to require an ever-shrinking police force to handle ever-increasing cases with diminished resources.

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Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Speaker Edgmon’s Mar. 24th Newsletter: House Finance Progresses on Major Components of Fiscal Plan

The Finance Committee in the House held back-to-back hearings all week on two cornerstones of the House Majority Coalition’s solution to Alaska’s fiscal crisis. HB 115 protects PFDs, restructures the Permanent Fund in a way that helps pay for vital government services, assures that the multi-billion-dollar endowment continues to grow, and diversifies revenues with a modest income tax.

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Rep. Chris Tuck

NEWS: House Passes Bill Allowing Private Employers in Alaska to Give a Hiring Preference to Veterans and Members of the National Guard

Juneau – The Alaska House of Representatives today formally passed House Bill 2 to give private businesses in Alaska the ability to offer a hiring preferences for veterans of the armed services and members of the National Guard. The Department of Defense has prioritized the passage of this legislation in all 50 states.

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Rep. MATT CLAMAN

STAFF:
Lizzie Kubitz
+1 (907) 269-0256
Lizzie.Kubitz@akleg.gov
Chief of Staff
Sara Perman
+1 (907) 269-0130
Sara.Perman@akleg.gov
Legislative Aide

Capitol: January-April

Address: State Capitol Bldg. Room 118
                 Juneau, AK, 99801
Phone: +1 (907) 465-4919
Email: rep.matt.claman@akleg.gov

Anchorage: May-December

Address: 1500 W Benson Blvd. Room 420
                 Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: +1 907 269-0130
Email: rep.matt.claman@akleg.gov