NEWS: Alaskans Encouraged to Wear Blue Today to Raise Awareness of Child Abuse

Juneau – Today, members of the Alaska Legislature will join the effort to raise awareness of child abuse by participating in Go Blue Friday. Representatives Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) and Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage) are asking lawmakers and staff to show support for efforts to stop child abuse in Alaska by wearing the color blue today.

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Rep. Guttenberg’s Newsletter: Final Opportunity to Testify on Capital Budget

We are in the final stretch and things will start to move at whirlwind speeds. The Legislature is dealing with some intense topics and these last six days will not be dull. Once we have transitioned back home, be on the lookout for more in-depth analysis of this session and constituent meeting opportunities.

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NEWS: Alaska House Unanimously Adopts a Measure Proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

JUNEAU— Today, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution 7 proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse is at epidemic levels in Alaska, which currently ranks among the top 5 states for the rate of child abuse. HCR 7 is sponsored by Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage).

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