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

We’ve now passed the halfway mark for the 90-day session, and we have the results from our constituent survey. Thank you to everyone who completed the survey. Your feedback is helpful when it comes to addressing Alaska’s budget challenges. I appreciate your input and will keep your views in mind as the session continues.

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters February 23rd Newsletter: Senator Murkowski Addresses Legislature

The past week has marked highs and incredible lows for our state and our nation. As finance subcommittees continue steady progress toward a budget, discussion in Juneau has turned to how to prevent future tragedies like the shooting in Parkland, FL. During her address to the legislature, U.S. Senator Murkowski acknowledged the need to have tough conversations about gun violence. My office is taking a lead in these discussions and the House Judiciary Committee will be considering a gun violence protective order bill next week.

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House Passes Resolution on Proposed Plan for Offshore Lease Sales

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed House Resolution 6, weighing in on the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Proposed Program. The current draft program calls for lease sales in 14 of the 15 planning areas in Alaska (there are a total of 26 planning areas across the country).

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters February 15th Newsletter: Commitment to Improving Public Safety

Dear Friends and Neighbors,
The tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida is a call to continue to our commitment to improve public safety.
Watch for our Beginning of Session Newsletter and survey in your mailbox this week! You can complete the survey by hand and mail it to our office, or you can save a stamp and complete our survey online.
In Juneau, we continue our work to adopt a budget within 90 days.

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Rep. Matt Claman’s Alaska Matters February 2nd Newsletter: Budget Subcommittees

Rep. Matt Claman

Dear Friends and Neighbors,
As we continue to prioritize the budget, finance subcommittees have started to hear from various departments on the impacts of budget cuts over the last three years. Finance subcommittees will continue to meet until February 23, the final day for budget closeouts before the subcommittee recommendations are sent to the full House Finance Committee. Meetings are broadcast on Gavel Alaska. Many lawmakers are optimistic about finishing our work in 90 days.

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