Budget’s Final Passage

Today, the House passed out a budget that prioritized education, public safety, and included a $1600 PFD. This budget adjusts for inflation and restores critical public services. It includes a $19 million restoration to the University, $942 million to inflation-proof the Permanent Fund…..

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House Urges the Federal Government to Respect Marijuana Legalization in Alaska

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution calling on the federal government to respect states’ rights and the will of the Alaskan people regarding marijuana policy. House Joint Resolution 21, sponsored by Rep. David Guttenberg (D-Fairbanks), also urges the federal government to reconsider its listing of marijuana as a schedule one controlled substance. Other schedule one controlled substances include heroin, LSD, and ecstasy.

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Rep. Guttenberg’s February 28th Newsletter

Yesterday, House Finance finished going through its initial rewrite of the budget and today we adopted that as a committee substitute. The committee substitute includes a restoration of $19 million to the University of Alaska and an amendment reducing the draw from the earnings reserve of the Alaska Permanent Fund from 5.25% to 4.75%. We also changed the….

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