Rep. Tarr’s February 12th Newsletter: Save the Date: Constituent Pizza Party Feb 24th

Please save the date for our 2018 mid-session constituent meeting, Saturday, February 24th! We hope you’ll join us at Clark Middle School for a pizza party and constituent meeting from 12:30-2:30. We love seeing all of our neighbors come together for lunch and a discussion about the things that matter most. It will be a great opportunity to catch up, get your questions answered, and help us prioritize our legislation for this session. We look forward to seeing you and catching up!

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Rep. Tarr’s February 5th Newsletter: It’s #FightingforFamilies Week – 25th Anniversary of Medical Leave Act

I’m proud to stand up for hard working Alaska families every day. That’s why this week I’m proud to join legislators across the country as part of the State Innovation Exchange’s #FightingForFamilies Week of Action to celebrate the anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act and continue our work to make sure that all hard-working Alaskan and American families have economic opportunity.

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Newsletters Rep. Tarr’s January 26th Newsletter: Session News, Early Funding of Education and Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Day

Session is going full steam now! I’m thankful to be here alive after the scariest drive of my life getting here. The changing climate is bringing unseasonably warm temperatures and in turn treacherous road conditions as it snows, then melts, and turns to ice. I’ve done this drive twenty times and have never encountered anything like what I did this time.

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NEWS: On the 9th Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Alaska Women Push for Pay Equity and Economic Justice

At a time when a national conversation is taking place about sexual harassment, with the #metoo and Time’s Up campaigns, many Alaska lawmakers and non-profit leaders believe it is also time to focus on another workplace problem — pay equity.

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Rep. Tarr’s December 15th Newsletter: Restorative Justice Summit, Steps toward a fiscal plan

More than 100 people from across Alaska participated in the 2nd Restorative Justice Summit over three days in early December. Hosted by Sen. Tom Begich and myself, this annual event brings together educators, school board members, criminal justice leaders, school district officials, parents and non-profits to share best practices that can be useful in schools and every day life.

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NEWS: House Resources Schedules Hearing on Alaska LNG Project

Anchorage – The House Resources Committee Co-Chairs, Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Representative Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage), have noticed a committee hearing on December 4th at 6 p.m. to get an update from the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation on the Alaska LNG project.

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