Provides affordable care for Alaskans in need and fiscal protections for Alaska For Immediate Release: January 30th, 2014 JUNEAU –Read more
Link to the HB233 sponsor statement from the office of Representative Geran TarrRead more
Link to the HB256 sponsor statement from the offices of Representatives Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins and Chris TuckRead more
JUNEAU – Today, Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) pre-filed legislation (HB248) to make May 15 of each year “Think Local Day” to encourage Alaskans to consider local businesses and organizations when making purchasing decisions and choosing where to dedicate their time.Read more
Today, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) and Representative Mia Costello (R-Anchorage) announced they will pre-file legislation to protect the privacy and dignity of patients who are non-responsive and on life support. The bill would require the state Department of Health and Social Services to keep a person’s living will or health care directive on file to assist medical providers in locating it.Read more
What’s bad for the goose is bad for the gander. Or better put, you can’t ask for yourself what you don’t give to others.
Yesterday the Governor introduced his budget. Smart cuts and efficiencies are needed in light of the $2 billion drop in Alaska revenue projected for next year. And with the Governor’s new oil tax law – which will guarantee multi-billion dollar deficits long into the future, a budget, even a reduced one, should have a vision.Read more
I hope you all had an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend, and aren’t still suffering from your overdose of tryptophan and butter. I lost 3 pounds before Thanksgiving, and it just came back and found me.
Help A Foster Youth Non-Profit By Watching A Movie and Eating At the Bear Tooth Today or Tomorrow!Read more
JUNEAU – Today Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) announced she will introduce legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified foods sold in Alaska. She made the announcement at today’s March Against Monsanto, an event that had some 400 people in attendance.
Today’s Anchorage march was part of an international event happening in over 400 cities across the globe.Read more