Friends and Neighbors, Greetings from the Capitol! We have made the transition from our Fairbanks office to Juneau. The FairbanksRead more
“Alaska’s Oil, Alaska’s Jobs Act” uses tax breaks to encourage industry to hire Alaska residents JUNEAU – Alaska’s oilRead more
Unsubstantiated fees can add hundreds of dollars to the price of a vehicle Today Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) announced heRead more
One of the more exciting precursors to a new session is the release of bills that have been pre-filed. Although the legislation isn’t technically introduced until the first day of session, we get to see what has been worked on over the interim and what might be coming before us in the next year. The first pre-file release was this morning and the next one will be next Friday, January 14.Read more
The governor has released his proposed version of the budget for Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12), which runs from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Now it’s the Legislature’s turn to review and reshape the FY12 budget.
In this newsletter, I’ll highlight some items in the governor’s proposed capital budget that might be of interest to Juneauites. I’ll also talk about the budgeting process and give you some resources that are available to help you keep track.Read more
Community effort can have big impact on youth success Representative Les Gara's office is teaming up with community members toRead more
Reps Petersen and Gruenberg ask for public hearings and no early implementation ANCHORAGE – Today, Representatives Pete Petersen and MaxRead more