Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Let’s Work Together Instead of Dropping Political Bombs

Governor Dunleavy is getting good at dropping bombs into Alaska’s politics. His proposed budget cutting $1.6 billion in essential state services was certainly a political bomb. The latest bomb got dropped on Friday when the Governor slashed up the hard-fought budget compromise with his red veto pen. The damage from this political bomb will be felt in every city and village in Alaska. Instead of working with the Alaska Legislature on a responsible budget that helps build a better Alaska, the Governor decided instead to embrace the political discord of the day and lay waste to institutions like the University of Alaska and the Senior Benefits Program through his veto power.

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Rep. Wool E-news: Community Meeting this Wednesday 7/3, 5:30PM @ Pioneer Park

Thank you to everyone who has emailed or called in the past few days to share your thoughts and concerns with me. The extent of the Governor’s vetoes came as a shock to many of us, especially with regards to the University. The elimination of Senior Benefits, State Arts Council, public broadcasting and reductions to Head Start and many other cuts are also devastating. I intend to oppose these vetoes and will encourage my colleagues to do the same. We will have lots to do when we begin our special session on July 8th.

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2019 Session Report

Although our work in Juneau is not yet finished, I wanted to provide a report on the legislative accomplishments that were made during the 31st Legislature. During my time in office, I have fought for a balanced budget, the protection of the Permanent Fund and a sustainable Permanent Fund Dividend, and essential core services like public safety, education, and programs for vulnerable Alaskans.

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