Representative Tarr E-NEWS

I hope this newsletter finds you well. You should have received the fall newsletter from Senator Begich and I, but if not please see this link: http://aksenatedems.com/docs/begich/District-19-Rep-Tarr-Sen-Begich-Newsletter-2019.pdf

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Effects of rape kit reform become evident as arrest made two decades after assault

Since 2001, a sexual assault victim has been waiting for justice. While today’s arrest is long overdue, it represents the first of many likely to happen as a result of the State of Alaska finally testing rape kits that sat untested for many years. Getting funding to test these kits was a priority for our state government, and the legislature stepped up to make it happen.

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