Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: First Session of the 30th Legislature Begins

Rep. Kawasaki's Juneau Note

And we’re off! The 30th Alaska Legislature began this week and I am honored to be part of the House Majority Coalition, rejoining the House Finance Committee. As a chair of three budget subcommittees (Corrections, Public Safety and Military & Veterans’ Affairs), the budget process is already underway as I host my first hearings on Thursday, January 26. All scheduled hearings can be found online here.

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NEWS: Rep. Kawasaki and Rep. Fansler Seek to Establish Universal Pre-K in Alaska

Rep. Scott Kawasaki

Early Education is an Investment in the Future of Alaska’s Children and Families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2017 Juneau – Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) and Representative Zach Fansler (D-Bethel) plan to introduce legislation to create a statewide, voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program to prepare Alaska’s children for educational success. “Alaska has a responsibility to provide the …

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NEWS: Rep. Kawasaki Pre-Files Legislation to Help Ease the State Deficit

Rep. Scott Kawasaki

Using a Retirement Incentive Program Will Encourage Public Employees and Teachers to Retire Early, Saving Alaska Millions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017 Juneau – Today, Rep. Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) pre-filed legislation to create a retirement incentive program (RIP) in Alaska to allow public employees and teachers to retire up to three years early through …

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Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: Update and Happy Thanksgiving Wishes

Rep. Kawasaki's Juneau Note

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! For any and all who want to stop by the Fairbanks Legislative Information Office, our doors are open 8:30am-5:00pm on weekdays through December 23. Please feel free to drop by, call or write me anytime with concerns, suggestions or ideas as we prepare for a historic year in Juneau.

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