Juneau – Today, the Alaska legislature passed legislation sponsored by Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) to improve public safety and provide safer neighborhoods and communities for Alaska’s families.Read more
Juneau – Today, the Alaska Senate passed legislation sponsored by Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) to address community concerns and improve public safety.
House Bill 312 was introduced in response to reports from Alaska hospitals of an increase in workplace violence over the past year. As the legislation moved toward final passage, the bill was amended to provide additional tools to law enforcement, prosecutors, and judges.
Taking positive steps and working to improve public safety for Alaska remains a top priority for the legislature. House Bill 312, which we sponsored in the House and is now moving toward final passage, addresses our common public safety concerns and is good news for all Alaskans.Read more
Today marks the 109th day of the session. As the House continues to consider and approve additional legislation, the budget and public safety remain our top priorities and we’re committed to working together with the Senate.Read more
Juneau – Today, the Alaska State Legislature passed legislation sponsored by Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) that amends the Alaska Marriage Code to include elected officials among the group of individuals who may formalize a marriage.Read more
The Senate recently passed an operating budget with changes from the operating budget approved by the House. A conference committee is now appointed and working on resolving the differences between the two budget proposals.Read more
Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed a key piece of legislation in the Governor’s Public Safety Action Plan. Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) supported and carried Senate Bill 148 on the House floor. The bill passed the Alaska State Senate unanimously last month and will now be sent to the Governor for his signature.Read more
Juneau – Today, the Alaska Legislature passed legislation updating state statutes dealing with franchise agreements between auto dealers and auto manufacturers and distributors. House Bill 136 was sponsored by Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage). The Senate companion bill, Senate Bill 47, was introduced by Senator Kevin Meyer.Read more