House Democrats Announce Committee Assignments

ANCHORAGE – Today, Democrats in the Alaska State House of Representatives announced the following committee assignments for the upcoming 2011 legislative session.

Finance Committee members include:

Rep. Mike Doogan, Anchorage

Rep. Les Gara, Anchorage

Rep. David Guttenberg, Fairbanks

Standing Committee assignments:

Rules – Rep. Max Gruenberg, Anchorage and Rep. Chris Tuck, Anchorage

Community and Regional Affairs– Rep. Sharon Cissna, Anchorage

Education– Rep. Sharon Cissna, Anchorage and Rep. Scott Kawasaki, Fairbanks

Health and Social Services– TBA

Judiciary– Rep. Max Gruenberg, Anchorage and Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Anchorage

Labor and Commerce– Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Anchorage and Rep.-elect Bob Miller, Fairbanks

Resources– Rep. Berta Gardner, Anchorage and Rep. Scott Kawasaki, Fairbanks

State Affairs – Rep. Max Gruenberg, Anchorage and Rep. Sharon Cissna, Anchorage

Transportation– Rep. Pete Petersen, Anchorage and Rep.-elect Bob Miller, Fairbanks

Special and Joint Committee assignments:

Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism – Rep. Chris Tuck, Anchorage and Rep.-elect Bob Miller, Fairbanks

Energy– Rep. Pete Petersen, Anchorage and Rep. Chris Tuck, Anchorage

Fisheries– Rep. Scott Kawasaki, Fairbanks and Rep.-elect Bob Miller, Fairbanks

Military and Veterans’ Affairs– Rep. Sharon Cissna, Anchorage and Rep.-elect Bob Miller, Fairbanks

Joint Armed Services– Rep. Pete Petersen, Anchorage

Legislative Budget and Audit– Rep. Mike Doogan, Anchorage, and Rep. Scott Kawasaki, Fairbanks (alternate)

Legislative Council– Rep. Lindsey Holmes, Anchorage

Administrative Regulations Review Committee– Rep. Chris Tuck, Anchorage

Leadership, as announced yesterday, includes:

House Minority Leader:                    Rep. Beth Kerttula, Juneau
House Minority Whip:                        Rep. Berta Gardner, Anchorage
House Minority Floor Leader:          Rep. Max Gruenberg, Anchorage

For more information, contact Mark Gnadt, press secretary for the House Democrats, at (907) 209-7006.

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