This morning, Rep. Beth Kerttula was on Native America Calling on public radio. She discussed Alaska’s need for a strong coastal zone management plan so that Alaskans have a voice in how our coastal resources get developed. You can listen to the program on Native America Calling’s website: http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/Read more
PDF of the letter to Dan Fauske from Senator Johnny Ellis and Representative Les GaraRead more
Today, Democratic Representatives Les Gara (Anchorage) and Bob Miller (Fairbanks) released the following statements welcoming comments by the U.S. Department of the Interior in support of new leases in the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (NPR-A) and of allowing ConocoPhillips to move forward with its plans to build a bridge across the Colville River to access the area.
“I’m encouraged to have a federal agency supporting our efforts to push development in NPR-A, and I hope to see Conoco’s bridge move forward soon,” said Rep. Gara. “We need the oil development and Conoco has said they’re ready to go.”Read more
Today, Representative Max Gruenberg (D-Anchorage) will present a legislative citation to Chanlyut and its participants and graduates for their work providing drug addicts and former prison inmates with the skills and self-discipline to rebuild their lives.
“I am proud to recognize the good work Chanlyut is doing for people in Mountain View and Anchorage working to start a new and better chapter in their lives,” said Rep. Gruenberg.Read more
Wednesday Noon: Rep. Gara To Address East Rotary On Oil Tax Debate; Foster Care Volunteer Needs (ANCHORAGE) – Rep. LesRead more