Rep. Kawasaki’s September 25th Newsletter: 9/28 Senior Benefits & 10/23 Special Session Updates

This year I introduced HB 236, which would extend the Senior Benefits Program to the year 2022. Without action, modest monthly cash assistance to low-income seniors would end in June of 2018. Learn more about the bill and the program online here under the documents tab.

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Note from Rep. Gara – September 19th: Rep. Gara, Facing Foster Care Launch Back to School Laptop Drive for Foster Youth

Rep. Les Gara, and Facing Foster Care in Alaska founder Amanda Metivier, are launching a Back To School drive to get more laptops to foster youth so they can succeed in school. Gara and Metivier, both former foster youth, founded the Laptops for Foster Youth effort at the suggestion of many youth, who faced barriers to success, and needed online access to schoolwork.

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Rep. Seaton’s September 18th Newsletter: Town Halls Oct. 5

Greetings! I hope you can join me at one of the two town halls I am hosting on October 5 in District 31. Office of Management & Budget Director, Pat Pitney, will also be joining me. I look forward to meeting with you and answering your questions on the state’s budget, District 31 issues, and the upcoming Special Session #4.

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Rep. Guttenberg’s September 15th Newsletter: Interim Update: Special session, broadband, and healthcare

Today, the Governor announced a special session that will begin on October 23rd. It will focus on revenue and criminal justice reform. Though seemingly unrelated, the recent rise of criminal activity in Alaska is a direct consequence of the fiscal crisis.

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Rep. LeDoux’s September 14th Newsletter: Quick reminder: Spirit of Muldoon Picnic; Gabbing with Gabby

Just a quick reminder about the Spirit of Muldoon community picnic this Saturday, September 16th, at Creekside Park (7122 E 6th Avenue) from 1 to 4 p.m. This will be a great chance to catch-up with our friends and neighbors, and to celebrate our great community of Muldoon! There will be food, games, prizes, and much more!

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