Rep. Guttenberg’s November 21st Newsletter: Let’s Do Something About Our Internet Problems!

I’ve heard from many of you that you’re unable to get sufficient internet access. In response to language I put in last year’s budget, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska is holding a special public meeting to solicit public input on the state of broadband in Alaska. Please take a moment to call in tomorrow morning at 9:00am or email the RCA with your comments.

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NEWS: Alaska House Approves Legislation Simplifying How Members of the Organized Militia are Paid

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed legislation to authorize the same pay and benefits for members of Alaska’s organized militia, whether they are called up for state active duty or federal active duty. House Bill 150, sponsored by the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, simplifies and clarifies the current payment system for militia members.

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Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: Happy Thanksgiving!

After an ‘extra-helping’ of a special session, I’m glad to be back home in Fairbanks, where there is no shortage of things to do. Over the next few weeks,Governor Bill Walker will unveil his budget details, portions of a fiscal plan and set the tone for the next legislative session that begins in January. The Finance Committee, of which I am a member, will be focused on the fiscal gap and a fiscal solution. It won’t be easy, but it will be necessary.

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