Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: House Concentrates on Passing Budget

This week, the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition and the Senate Democratic Caucus decided to follow the example of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention by proposing that all members of the Legislature put aside partisan politics and work together as one caucus of the whole.

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NEWS: House and Senate Minorities Propose Creating a Caucus of the Whole in the Alaska Legislature

Juneau – Last Friday was the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Alaska Constitution.  The convention in Fairbanks featured 55 Alaskans, elected from all regions and walks of life.  These far-thinking delegates came together as one and crafted a document that has guided not only the state government, but also Alaska’s institutions and people.  The constitutional example is being followed today by the Alaska Senate Democrats and the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition as they propose a new structure for the 29th Alaska Legislature.

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