Alaska House Passes Bill to Revise Alaska’s Outdated Automotive Dealership Franchise Agreements

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) that updates Alaska statutes dealing with franchise agreements between auto dealers and auto manufacturers and distributors. Senator Kevin Meyer (R-Anchorage) has sponsored the companion bill in the Senate with identical provisions.

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters February 23rd Newsletter

The past week has marked highs and incredible lows for our state and our nation. As finance subcommittees continue steady progress toward a budget, discussion in Juneau has turned to how to prevent future tragedies like the shooting in Parkland, FL. During her address to the legislature, U.S. Senator Murkowski acknowledged the need to have tough conversations about gun violence. My office is taking a lead in these discussions and the House Judiciary Committee will be considering a gun violence protective order bill next week.

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