Alaska House Passes Legislation to Help Struggling Workers

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed legislation to help struggling workers and their families weather job losses resulting from the Alaska recession, which has been ongoing since 2015. House Bill 142, sponsored by Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage), increases the maximum weekly unemployment insurance benefit from $370 to $510 over two years to match 50 percent of the average weekly wage, which is the national norm for unemployment benefits.

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Tuesday’s Press Availability Will Include Reps. Tuck, Seaton, Josephson, and Kreiss-Tomkins

Juneau – The Alaska House Majority Coalition will hold a press availability Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to answer questions from reporters covering the 30th Alaska State Legislature. Participants will include House Majority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage), House Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Paul Seaton (R-Homer), House Resources Committee Co-Chair Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage), and House State Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka).

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House Passes Legislation to Grandfather In Alaska’s Historic Roadhouses

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to allow Alaska’s historic roadhouses to operate as they have for decades. House Bill 301, sponsored by Rep. Adam Wool (D-Fairbanks), grandfather’s in over a hundred hospitality businesses and allows them to continue operating with a tourism beverage dispensary license.

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This Morning’s Press Availability Will Include Reps. Tuck, Seaton, Tarr, and Josephson

Juneau – The Alaska House Majority Coalition will hold a press availability this morning at 9:00 a.m. to answer questions from reporters covering the 30th Alaska State Legislature. Participants will include House Majority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage), House Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Paul Seaton (R-Homer), and House Resources Committee Co-Chairs Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage).

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Tuesday’s Press Availability Will Include Reps. Tuck, Seaton, Tarr, and Josephson

Juneau – The Alaska House Majority Coalition will hold a press availability Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to answer questions from reporters covering the 30th Alaska State Legislature. Participants will include House Majority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage), House Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Paul Seaton (R-Homer), and House Resources Committee Co-Chairs Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage).

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Legislation to Update Alaska’s Code of Military Justice Passes the Alaska House

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to update Alaska’s Code of Military Justice (ACMJ) to mirror recent updates to the Federal Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). House Bill 307, sponsored by House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Representative Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage), is a continuation of the successful effort in 2016 to update the state code for the first time since 1955.

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