NEWS: Sen. Gardner and Rep. Josephson Introduce Companion Bills Requiring Disclosure of Oil Tax Subsidy Information

JUNEAU – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage), and House Resources Committee Co-Chair Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) introduced SB44 and HB99, allowing the state to release to the public critical information about our investments in the form of oil tax credits. With passage of the legislation, companies filing for credits would provide a basic description, overall purpose, and general location of these expenses as a condition of participation in our generous credit program.

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Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Neighborhood Crime Alert

The upsetting news that of one our neighbors on Linda Lane has been shot during a break-in has heightened my concerns about the apparent rise in violent crime in our area and throughout Anchorage this summer.

It is my understanding that the suspect is still at large, heightening our need to be vigilant at all times.

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ADVISORY: Governor Walker to Sign Important Foster Youth Success Legislation

Juneau – Alaska Governor Bill Walker is scheduled to sign House Bill 27 during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the University Center in Anchorage. The bill, sponsored by Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage), passed the Alaska Legislature unanimously earlier this year. H.B. 27 will make significant reforms to help improve the lives of foster youth in Alaska.

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