Category - Rep. Geran Tarr

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NEWS: It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

Oil Wealth Giveaway increases deficit now, undercuts ability to replenish savings later A small budget is not surprising, but the lost opportunities for Alaskans and inability to replenish state savings accounts due to recent changes to the state’s oil tax will cost Alaska in the future, said House Democratic leadership today in response to Governor Parnell’s proposed budget.

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NEWS: Democrats Call on Governor to “Choose Respect,” Support Abused and Foster Children

Upcoming budget should enact State report on preventing child abuse, foster care needs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2013 Today, two Democratic legislators and a former child protection worker called on Governor Parnell to enact recommendations in a child protection report his administration commissioned to identify ways to improve the Office of Children’s Services (OCS).

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NEWS: It’s “Unconscionable”: Democratic Legislators Decry Governor’s Decision to Reject Medicaid Expansion

Today, Representative Andy Josephson and Representative Geran Tarr offered the following statements in response to the governor’s decision not to accept the federal government’s offer to expand Medicaid coverage to all Alaskans making less than 138% of the federal poverty level and instead to study the issue for another year.

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NEWS: Democratic Legislators Welcome Large Gasline Terminus Announcement

Today, Democratic legislators released the following statements in reaction to the Alaska Pipeline Project’s announcement that it selected the area around Nikiski as the lead site for the proposed large-diameter Alaska LNG project’s natural gas liquefaction plant and terminal.

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NEWS: Democratic Legislators to Offer Alaska Health Care Solutions at Policy Forum

ANCHORAGE – Today, Senator Bill Wielechowski, Senator Hollis French, and Representative Geran Tarr will offer a set of policy ideas to improve health care options in Alaska at a public forum hosted by the non-partisan group, State of Reform. The legislators will host a panel discussion at 11:30 a.m. as part of the larger event that includes political and policy experts from around Alaska.

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NEWS: Tarr and Ellis Applaud Air Force F-16 Decision

Today, Representative Geran Tarr and Senator Johnny Ellis welcomed the United States Air Force’s decision to take the “no action” alternative from the 18th Aggressor Squadrons draft environmental impact statement. The move, which would have relocated the 18th Aggressor Squadron, supporting units, and personnel who provide maintenance on the F-16s, from Eielson Air Force Base (EAFB) to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) Alaska, would have had negatively impacted the residents of Mountain View and Fairbanks and was not supported by either community.

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NEWS: Gov’t Regs Not the Place for Women’s Health Decisions

Democratic legislators stand up against bureaucratic intrusion into women’s health decisions ANCHORAGE – Today, House democratic legislators Beth Kerttula, Harriet Drummond and Geran Tarr spoke out against the governor’s bureaucratic intrusion into Alaska women’s personal health decisions. The Parnell administration recently announced it was bypassing the legislative process and applying language designed to restrict access to abortions through regulations.

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