Handcuffing the Governor

Governor Dunleavy has taken education funding hostage by threatening to withhold appropriations that already were passed by the Legislature. In response, the House and Senate voted to authorize a lawsuit defending education funding from the Governor’s illegal attacks. I voted “yes” because we cannot allow an outlaw executive to turn children into political pawns, or undermine the Constitutional separation of powers in our state.

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Never.

I strongly oppose recently introduced legislation to criminalize women’s reproductive health care. It is repugnant to suggest that women’s basic reproductive health care should be criminalized. Several of my neighbors have already asked me whether this bill will pass and my answer is never, as long as reasonable people continue to constitute the House Majority.

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House passes bill to keep Pioneer Homes affordable

JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives on Friday passed House Bill 96 with broad bipartisan support on a 35-to-4 vote. The legislation would block massive rate increases and keep Pioneer Homes affordable by limiting future cost increases to match inflation.

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