Rep. Drummond’s Dispatch: It’s Anchorage Caucus time!

Good news for my friends and neighbors in Anchorage: there are two important events coming up this Saturday, February 22nd. First, if there is an issue before the Alaska Legislature that you are concerned about or supportive of, please come and speak up to the Anchorage Caucus from 9:00am to 2:00pm in the Assembly Chambers at the Loussac Library. I’ll be co-chairing the meeting.

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Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Face-to-Face with your Legislators

In the past few weeks I have received countless emails on important subjects like ending cuts to our public school teachers, supporting efforts toward a large diameter gasline, opposing the constitutional amendment to allow public funds to go to private and/or religious schools, as well as emails about local issues such as the UMed/Northern Access Road.

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Note from Rep. Gara: Saturday: Speak Out To Your Legislators & Education Rally

This Saturday you get your say to legislators. In Person! That means you get to speak your mind, rather than send e-mails that some legislators don’t read, or letters that some legislators may toss. Back Problem Alert: I will be coming out of a back procedure and hope to make it all day Saturday, but have to get clearance from my doc!

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NEWS: Democratic Legislators Introduce Pro-Public School Bill Package

JUNEAU – Today, House and Senate Democratic legislators announced a suite of legislation designed to strengthen public schools and help all Alaskan students succeed. The package of legislation is designed to promote excellence and increase options for students within the public school system while maintaining accountability and reversing cuts to student services.

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ADVISORY: Democratic Legislators to Hold Press Conference on Suite of Education Legislation

JUNEAU – Today, House and Senate Democratic legislators announced they will hold a press conference tomorrow morning, Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to introduce a suite of pro-public school legislation. The package of legislation would ensure public schools have the resources they need to succeed, families have more educational options within the public school system, and schools are accountable to students, parents, and employers who demand educational success for all students.

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Rep. Drummond’s Dispatch: Happy Valentines Day!

Next week, the Education Session really heats up! People from across the state are working on ways to make their voices heard. It was just announced that House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR1), the bill that would allow for the amending of the Alaska Constitution to provide public funds for private and religious schools, will be heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, February 9th, at 1:00pm

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