News: Creamer’s Field Expansion Moves from House Resources Committee

Juneau – The House Resources Committee unanimously moved House Bill 70 to expand the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge out of committee today. This legislation, sponsored by Rep. Adam Wool (D-Fairbanks) and Rep. Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks), would add four state-owned parcels to the popular Fairbanks refuge.

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NEWS: The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition Will Work to Protect Values Threatened by Ongoing Fiscal Crisis

JUNEAU – The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition released the following statement on Governor Bill Walker’s proposed FY 2016 budget.

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NEWS: House Minority Members Respond to Governor’s State of the Budget Address

JUNEAU – Alaska Governor Bill Walker presented his first State of the Budget address Thursday night. Governor Walker outlined both short and long-term plans to deal with a daunting fiscal crisis brought on by declining oil production and prices. The House Minority, made up of Democrats and an Independent, appreciates the care Governor Walker took in suggesting ideas for the Alaska Legislature to consider in the coming months.

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Rep. Wool’s Newsletter: First Edition! The Work Begins

Greetings from the State Capitol in Juneau! It’s a lot wetter and warmer here than back home. The wet weather doesn’t dampen our spirits though. On Tuesday, I took the oath of office and began my term as your representative for Geist, College, Chena Ridge, Chena Pump, University West, Cripple Creek, UAF Campus, Richardson, and the Parks Highway neighborhoods in Fairbanks. The politicos call it District 5- I just call it home or D-5.

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NEWS: Legislation Introduced to Expand the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge

JUNEAU – Today Rep. Adam Wool (D-Fairbanks) and Rep. Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) introduced legislation to expand the popular Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in Fairbanks. House Bill 70 would add four state owned parcels to the popular recreation area. Rep’s Wool and Kawasaki both cited their personal experiences with the refuge as inspiration for sponsoring this bill.

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NEWS: House Democrats Announce Leadership for 29th Alaska Legislature

Anchorage – Today, Alaska’s House Democratic Caucus announced its leadership for the 29th Alaska Legislature and its commitment to honor the voice of the Alaska people in the recent General Election.

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