Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Constituent Survey Results

This year we saw a significant increase in the number of responses we received from constituents–over 300 friends and neighbors from across House District 21! Thank you to everyone who took the time to share your thoughts. We appreciate your input and will keep your views in mind as the session continues. Having compiled the information and analyzed the results, here are a few takeaways:

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Constituent Survey

Last week, I was pleased to join a House Majority Coalition comprised of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans who are committed to working together to address Alaska’s challenges. I’m also looking forward to continuing my work as House Judiciary Committee Chair. Moving forward, I remain committed to an effective and efficient government that puts Alaskans first. I believe we should prioritize….

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Governor Dunleavy Releases Budget Proposal

Yesterday, Governor Dunleavy released his FY2020 budget containing a $1.7 billion reduction in overall funds. I am very concerned about the proposal to substantially cut important services, including a 23% reduction in school district funding, a 44% reduction to the university system, elimination of the Senior Benefits Program, and a nearly 40% cut to Medicaid services.

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters: Session Begins & Constituent Meeting Reminder

This week, I took the Oath of Office and am honored to start my third term representing House District 21. We face many challenges as a state, and over the next 90 days, the Legislature will make decisions that will have an impact for many years to come. We must focus on the future of Alaska by finding solutions that serve all Alaskans—addressing the issues today and not leaving them for the next generation.

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