Legislative Update

On the 31st day of the 31st Legislature, the House elected Representative Bryce Edgmon (I-Dillingham) as Speaker of the House. I am proud to be a member of the bipartisan coalition. The Majority caucus controls which bills make it to the House floor, the size of the operating and capital budgets, and will set the overall priorities for the next two years.

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My Turn Compromising a Compromise

I read a joke the other day. How many politicians does it take to change a light bulb? Just two – one to change it and another to change it back again. That’s kind of how I’ve been feeling in the halls of the Capitol these past few weeks. One step forward and two steps back. The House is divided and is struggling to unite, and the clock is ticking.

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