Rep. Kito’s Newsletter: State budget and ride-sharing

Spring is in the air, and of course there is eternal hope for a timely end to session here in our State Capitol. We are now down to less than a month to go for us to finish in our statutorily limited 90-day session. The budget is well on its way, with a big difference in where the House and the Senate would like to end up. The discussion about whether we provide adequate funding to support state services (House version of the budget) or whether we put undue pressure on state services by cutting education, health care, public safety (Senate version of the budget), will take place in conference committee where the two versions will be reconciled.

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Rep. Parish’s Mar. 17th Newsletter: I appreciate your involvement greatly

Hello friends and neighbors in Juneau and across Alaska! I want to start off by thanking everyone who came to my constituent meeting last Sunday. We had a productive discussion, and I got to hear from some truly passionate and caring people. I appreciate your involvement greatly. This is what true democracy looks like – you have helped me represent you.

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EVENT: Pizza with Parish

Juneau – Representative Justin Parish (D-Juneau) will be hosting a meeting this weekend to report on the first half of the regularly scheduled legislative session and gather feedback from constituents. The meeting will be held Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library in the large meeting room. Pizza and coffee will be provided. The meeting is open to the public and media.

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