NEWS: In-State Gas: Gasline Proposal Needs More Assurances about Affordable Local Gas

JUNEAU – House Democratic legislators are working with the House Resources Committee to make sure the Legislature does what it can to assure Alaskans get access to affordable gas for in-state use from the governor’s proposed liquefied natural gas project.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Appointments Questioned; Legislative Survey Available On-line

Today is the 60th day of the 90 day session and the legislature has been moving at a hectic pace. I am providing the following update in order for you to have access to good information about what is taking place in our government. As always, if you have thoughts, questions, or concerns, please do not hesitate to share them with me. It is essential that I have your input in order to best represent you in the State House.

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NEWS: Democrats Move Pro-Job, Public Education and Cost-Saving Budget Amendments

JUNEAU – Today, Alaska House Democratic legislators offered a series of amendments to the state operating budget to improve public education, promote workforce development, and trim wasteful spending.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Gas Line Update: Recent Agreements

Recently, I provided information on the latest gas line proposal along with some of the basic concepts behind the plan. In this update, I have provided information on the two agreements the state has entered into so far. These are temporary, non-binding agreements that were signed in January, before the governor introduced his gasline bill. If the bill passes this session, they will be the framework for negotiating binding contracts that would govern the ownership and operation of the pipeline and LNG plant.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Gas Line Update/Constituent Meeting Invite

As expected, the Governor’s new gas line proposal has dominated much of the legislature’s discussions this session. Although the deal is far from done, and may not ultimately be the right path forward, the development of our natural gas reserves is a critical goal for the future of our state. It is essential that Alaskans have access to good information so we can negotiate a good deal for the long-term.

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NEWS: House Democratic Legislators Welcome New Representative Sam Kito III

JUNEAU – Today, House Democratic legislators gathered around Sam Kito III to announce his confirmation as the new representative for House District 32. The caucus met Monday night along with democratic members of the House Majority to unanimously confirm Kito.

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