PRESS AVAILABILITY: Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition Press Availability on Tuesday

Juneau – The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition (AIDC) will hold a press availability Tuesday to introduce Rep. Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage) as the newest member of the Alaska House of Representatives. AIDC Leader Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) will also be available to answer questions on the progress of the 2nd Session of the 29th Alaska Legislature.

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NEWS: The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition Supports Governor Bill Walkers Medicaid Expansion Legislation

Juneau – The 13 members of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition support the Medicaid expansion legislation unveiled Tuesday by Governor Bill Walker.

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NEWS: The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition Unites in Opposition to Operating Budget that Harms Kids, Seniors and the Neediest of Alaskans

Juneau – The Alaska House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Thursday night without the support of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition. All 13 members voted no because the budget harms seniors and children while protecting corporate interests and unaffordable projects. The Republican budget includes the total elimination of pre-k programs and a significant $32 million cut in funding for K-12 public education. Overall, the budget deficit still remains $3.5 billion. The Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition proposed millions of dollars in spending cuts while supporting efforts to protect education, seniors and kids.

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