Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Survey Results

Claman's Alaska Matters

We are over halfway through the 90-day session. This week, we have the results of our constituent survey. Thanks to all who completed the survey. We appreciate your input and will keep your views in mind as the session continues.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: School Tax Bill

Claman's Alaska Matters

Constituent surveys and emails show that education is a top priority and the West Anchorage community supports a strong public school system. Our founders recognized that providing public education is one of government’s essential duties. Last week, I introduced House Bill 146, a school tax proposal that helps address Alaska’s fiscal challenges and supports our public schools.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: HB 111: Oil & Gas Tax Bill

Claman's Alaska Matters

The sun is returning in Juneau and we’re hearing bills and preparing the budget. Next week, we wrap up finance subcommittees and make budget recommendations. I’m conscious of the impacts of continued cuts, and continuing to investigate new revenue options.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: State of the State

Claman's Alaska Matters

Session kicked off last week and is now in full swing. As we begin hearing legislation, the budget remains front and center. The Governor welcomed us back to Juneau with the State of the State address in which he discussed the need to pass a responsible budget to close the $3 billion dollar deficit. He also addressed the growing opioid epidemic.

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