Survey results are in! Your answers have only strengthened my opposition to Dunleavy’s budget vetoes

Yesterday I joined my colleagues in the Alaska Legislature as we met in joint session to vote 37-1 to override the Governor’s $444 million in line item vetoes to the state budget. It is estimated by the Institute of Social and Economic Research that these vetoes will cost Alaska 4,200 jobs as well as threaten to derail Alaska’s precarious economic recovery.

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This Sunday: Stand up for our future!

It is very important to me that your voice is heard loud and clear in the critical budget discussions our state is having while Governor Dunleavy senselessly tries to tear down everything we have worked to build since statehood, while multinational corporations reap enormous profits from our state-owned oil, and while out-of-state workers benefit from our infrastructure without giving anything back in return.

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Legislative Update: A Message from Rep. Harriet Drummond

I am back at the Capitol to serve as your representative in the 31st Alaska Legislature. Things are off to an unusual start this year because no single legislator has yet been able to muster up the minimum 21 votes required to elect a Speaker of the House. Until this happens, many functions of the House, such as the introduction of bills and committee assignments, cannot take place.

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Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia Task Force – Second Meeting

Anchorage – Wednesday, October 31 will mark the second official meeting of the Legislative Task Force on Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia authorized by the Alaska Legislature through House Bill 64 last session. The task force will meet again to continue studying the latest research on how children learn to read and look at ways to effectively put this knowledge into practice.

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