Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Governor Releases FY21 Budget
On December 11, Governor Dunleavy released his proposal for the operating, capital, and mental health budgets for Fiscal Year 2021, which will begin on July 1, 2020. The proposal is a marked departure from the budget the governor proposed for FY20.Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Winter Safety Resources
Winter is finally here, and that means more snow (hopefully)! It is incumbent on all of us to prepare our vehicles and our driving expectations for Alaska’s winter conditions.Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Happy Thanksgiving!
As we congregate with friends, family, and good food on Thursday, let’s remind one another of all we have to be grateful for. May we also be mindful of those in need and take time to share a smile and lend a helping hand. I hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday weekend!Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Veterans Day & Education Forward Funding Update
Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the signing of the armistice between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918 that marked the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday in 1938. In 1954, President…Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween! As we move deeper into fall, here are a few ways to stay engaged at the local level, including constituent meetings, community councils, and public comment opportunities. And don’t forget to join us this weekend at the Legislative Information Office for a conversation about the legislature and our community!Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Janus Decision and Upcoming Constituent Meeting
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Alaska has the highest rates of domestic violence and sexual assault in the nation. For #DVAM2019, learn who provides services in your community and follow them on social media to stay in the loop about upcoming events, volunteer…Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Investing in Solutions for Homelessness
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
As we head into fall, here are updates and announcements on things happening locally and statewide, as well as a few community events and opportunities to look forward to.
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: End of Session Newsletter
This summer, my office heard from thousands of Alaskans voicing their concerns about the budget. Moving forward, continuing this active civic engagement will help our community as we work to build a strong future for Alaska.Read More →
Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Labor Day Celebration & University Reorganization Meetings
For many, Labor Day represents the end of summer and the start of the school year. On Monday, let’s pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to the prosperity and well-being of our country by remembering the origins of the holiday, the history of the labor movement, the strength and diversity in our nation’s workers, and their social and economic achievements.Read More →