Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Session Begins

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Tuesday was the first day of the 30th Legislature of the State of Alaska. Over the next 90 days, the Legislature will make decisions that will impact Alaska for many years. We face the challenge of a budget deficit of approximately $3 billion, and I am committed to a responsible action plan for Alaska that addresses this challenge.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Happy Holidays and Winter Solstice Events

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I want to wish everyone happy holidays! May the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah and the coming New Year bring you and your loved ones joy and good health. Today also marks winter solstice—the year’s single shortest day measured by length of daylight. And while Alaskans tired of the darkness can take heart today, I recently learned that we actually get more daylight in the summer here in Alaska than we have darkness in the winter. So here’s to celebrating the coming of light in Alaska.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Alaska’s Economy and Public Safety Update

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The holiday season is approaching and the next legislative session begins just after the New Year. We remain focused on Alaska’s economy and the need for a responsible action plan for Alaska. The news from the Department of Labor that Alaska is in a recession, reported throughout the new media, highlights the need to work together for what is best for Alaska.

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Honoring Our Veterans and General Election Results

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Today is Veteran’s Day, which began as Armistice Day at the end of the First World War. At “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month,” we pause to celebrate and honor our veterans who have dedicated their lives to protecting and serving our country. Thank you for the sacrifices you made and your commitment to upholding our values of freedom and democracy.

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NEWS: Lawmakers Put Aside Party Labels to Form a New House Majority

The Goal is to Solve Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis and End the Partisan Dysfunction in Juneau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 Anchorage – In the wake of an historic election, a new majority caucus has formed in the Alaska House of Representatives.  The new House Majority is made up of 22 Republicans, Democrats, and Independents …

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Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Election Day Ahead

Claman's Alaska Matters

With the General Election just a month away, I join the Alaska Division of Elections and encourage all Alaskans to make sure they are registered to vote, update their voting information, and request their absentee ballot in advance if you choose to skip the polling booths on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8.

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