Rep. Tarr’s August 31st Newsletter: September 7th Constituent Meeting Details: Invited speakers, Call-in number, and Facebook Live

Senator Begich and I would like to extend an invitation to you! Please join us for our upcoming constituent meeting where we will discuss neighborhood public safety as well as the budget and the upcoming special session. As you are all aware, there is a lot of concern and confusion about changes made with SB 91 as well as staffing with APD, neighborhood crime, and vehicle theft.

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Rep. LeDoux’s August 24th Newsletter: Picnic location & date correction, “Gabbing with Gabby”

Just a quick update about a change in the location for the Spirit of Muldoon community picnic on September 16th: due to construction at the Chanshtnu Muldoon Park, the picnic will now be held at Creekside Park (7122 E 6th Ave). Please note this change in your calendar.

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Rep. LeDoux’s August 4th Newsletter: My vote on the capital budget

Last week, the legislature passed SB23, the capital budget, authorizing state spending of $122 million for projects across the state. This was the smallest capital budget in years, and while I know this money is critical to maintaining Alaska’s essential infrastructure, I could not support the current form of the bill and had to vote ‘no’.

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Rep. Spohnholz’s July 28th Newsletter: Pragmatic compromise & better eye care for Alaskans

Yesterday, the legislature convened itself in a 3rd special session to pass the capital budget. The legislature passed a bipartisan compromise that uses about $122 million in state unrestricted general funds to obtain about $1.2 billion in federal funds. For every dollar in state funds, we receive $10 from the federal government for a variety of infrastructure and transportation projects.

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