Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: House Passes Oil and Gas Tax Bill; Senate Passes Permanent Fund Restructure

On Monday, the House approved a conference committee version of HB 247, an oil and gas tax reform bill that impacts how much progress we can make in trying to close Alaska’s deficit gap. Shortly after the House voted on oil taxes, the Senate approved a Permanent Fund restructuring bill.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Budget Compromise Means More Work to Do

This week, the legislature passed a statewide operating budget and a capital budget. Passing this budget compromise means the state has avoided sending lay-off notices to state employees. Although passing the budget is a step in the right direction, the legislature has not adopted a long-term solution to Alaska’s financial challenges. There is more work to be done to implement a responsible action plan for Alaska.

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NEWS: Democrats in Senate and House Call for Veterans Administration to Send Appeal Panel to Alaska

JUNEAU — Today, members of the Alaska Senate Democrats and the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition sent a letter to Laura Eskenazi, the Vice Chairman and Executive in Charge of the Board of Veterans Appeals, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, requesting immediate in-person proceedings in Alaska by the Board of Veterans Appeals.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Governor Walker Calls Special Session

At midnight on Wednesday, the legislature adjourned without passing a responsible action plan for Alaska and Governor Walker immediately called a special session. The Governor called the special session to address a comprehensive fiscal plan and a limited number of other matters important for Alaska.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Congratulations Graduates!

This week students, friends, and families all across Anchorage are coming together to celebrate high school graduation. Congratulations to all of Alaska’s high school graduates and best wishes on all of your future endeavors!

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