Sitka – The office of Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka) is pleased to announce that Reid Magdanz, a legislative staffer with the office, has been selected as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar.Read more
Sitka – The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Office of Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka) are pleased to announce that one original design has been selected by public vote as Alaska’s new “Artistic License Plate.”Read more
A few special sessions. An election cycle. A new president. A new year. And with a new — the Thirtieth — Alaska Legislature comes, finally, a new newsletter!Read more
It’s been a chunk of time since the last newsletter. My, my, what has since transpired.
All of us, the entire State of Alaska, are peering into an inky black fiscal abyss. Earlier today, Governor Walker vetoed a bunch of budget line items, scolding the legislature for a job undone.Read more
JUNEAU-Today, eight legislators in the Alaska House of Representatives introduced HB 179 to allow Alaskans to donate sport- and subsistence-harvested fish and game to nonprofit meal programs, such as those in schools or senior centers. The bill allows schools and senior centers (and other nonprofit meal programs) to serve the fish and game – such as moose, caribou, venison, and salmon – in their meal programs to elders, school children, and other Alaskans. The sponsors believe that schools and senior centers should be legally allowed to have the option of serving Alaskans caribou instead of corn dogs.Read more