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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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Extended Session Update

On Sunday, the legislature will be 14 days into the extended legislative session and we have not reached an agreement about revenue and expenses for a state budget. The House will be considering the Criminal Justice Reform bill early next week. As the session continues, I will continue my work for a responsible action plan for Alaska.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Positive Moves by the Legislature

The voter mandated last day of session (90 days) has come and gone and the Legislature is now in overtime. Although we worked past midnight on Sunday passing bills, the budget remains incomplete. The state still faces a $4.1 billion deficit and we need a responsible action plan for Alaska. Separate from major pieces of legislation, like the budget and revenue generating bills, several good pieces of legislation passed the House and Senate this session. As we continue discussions about the budget and a responsible action plan for Alaska, please feel free to contact my office at (907) 465-4919.

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